Media Photo: YCC Students Perform Work on Park Picnic Tables
Contact: Cyndy Holda, 252-473-2111 x148
National Park Service (NPS) Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) crew members perform work on park picnic tables as they complete their 2010 season this week. Park management extends their many thanks to these enthusiastic young students who have accomplished many projects in the Outer Banks Group of national parks this summer
Did You Know?
The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is the tallest brick structure ever moved. When it was built in 1870, it stood 1,500 feet from the shore. By 1999, the lighthouse was within 100 feet of the ocean. To protect it from the encroaching sea, it was moved inland a total of 2,900 feet over a 23-day period.