The Ocracoke lighthouse was built in 1823
It is the oldest North Carolina lighthouse still in continuous service
It is the second oldest lighthouse in the U.S. in continuous service,
It is believed that an Indian village once existed at the site of the lighthouse.
Ocracoke Island is a sixteen (16) mile long barrier island, located off North Carolina’s Outer Banks
and was made famous by Blackbeard the Pirate, who used Ocracoke Island as a hideout and hangout.