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Historic Lighthouses and Light Stations in South Carolina


The year in parentheses refers to the year in which the light was first lit in the existing tower.


Cross-section drawing of lighthouse and attached keeper's house

Bloody Point Bar Range Lights (1883)

Location: Daufuskie Island


Cape Romain Light (1858)

Location: Lighthouse Island


Charleston Light (New) (1962)

Location: South side of Sullivan's Island


Georgetown Light (1812)

Location: North Island/Winyah Bay entrance


Haig Point (Rear Range) Light (1872)

Location: Daufuskie Island/Calibogue Sound


Hilton Head Range Rear (Leamington) Light (1880)

Location: Hilton Head Island


Hunting Island Light (1875)

Location: Hunting Island State Park


Morris Island (Old Charleston) Light (1876)

Location: Morris Island/Charleston Harbor entrance


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