Historic Site Management

Managing the historic resources in Cape Lookout National Seashore requires a lot of research into the history of the buildings and surrounding area. This research is documented in Historic Resource Studies, Historic Structure Reports, Cultural Landscape Reports, Engineering Reports, and other reports.

Listed below are the completed plans and reports for the various buildings and areas in Cape Lookout National Seashore.

Note: We’re sorry, but the report files are being updated and some are not currently available. We will repost them soon. Contact us for more information.

 

Cape Lookout National Seashore (General)

Historic Resource Study:


 

Cape Lookout Lighthouse and Light Station

Cape Lookout Lighthouse Re-Opened For Public Climbing, 2010 (news release)

Lighthouse Open House Climbs Suspended For Public Safety, 2008 (news release)

Engineering Study:

  • Cape Lookout Lighthouse, 2005 (pdf, 438 KB)

Historic Structure Report:

  • Cape Lookout Lighthouse, 2008 (pdf, 37 MB)
  • Cape Lookout Lighthouse Keeper's Dwelling (1907), 2004 (pdf, 25.7 MB)

 

Cape Lookout Village Historic District

Cultural Landscape Report:

  • Cape Lookout Village, 2005 (pdf, 28.5 MB)

Historic Resource Study:

  • WWII Gun Mounts, 1986 (pdf, 8 MB)

Historic Structure Report:

  • Lewis-Davis House, 2004 (pdf, 20.2 MB)
  • Guthrie-Ogilvie House, 2004 (pdf, 16.4 MB)
  • Gaskill-Guthrie House, 2004 (pdf, 15.4 MB)
  • Seifert-Davis House (Coca-Cola House), 2004 (pdf, 3.78 MB)
  • O'Boyle-Bryant House, 2004 (pdf, 16.5 MB)
  • Fishing Cottage #2, 2004 (pdf, 11.8 MB)
  • Cape Lookout Life-Saving Station, 2004 (pdf, 17.4 MB)
  • Coast Guard Station Boat House, 2004 (pdf, 20.1 MB)
Historice Structures Reuse Implementation Plan:
  • Cape Lookout Village, 2007 (pdf, 5.3 MB)

 

Portsmouth Village Historic District

Cultural Landscape Report:
This is a very large report. Both the entire report and individual sections are posted here for ease of use.

  • Portsmouth Village (Complete), 2007 (pdf in zip file, 30 MB)
  • Introduction (pdf, 26 MB)
  • Site History (pdf, 10 MB)
  • Existing Condtions (pdf, 20 MB)
  • Analysis and Evaluation (pdf, 30 MB)
  • Treatment and Recommendations (pdf, 3 MB)
  • Bibliography & Appendices (pdf, 8 MB)

Historic Resource Study:

  • History of Portsmouth Village, 1970 (pdf, 5.5 MB)

Historic Structure Reports (HSR):

  • George Dixon House, 2004 (pdf, 10 MB)
  • Ed Styron House, 2004 (pdf, 3.3 MB)
  • Wash Roberts House, 2003 (pdf, 14.7 MB)
  • Portsmouth Life-Saving Station, 2006 (pdf, 25 MB)

Last updated: January 27, 2018

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