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Front view, Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Keeper's Residences, Corolla, Currituck County, North Carolina

Currituck Beach Light Station (Corolla, N.C.)
Currituck Beach Lightkeeper's House (Corolla, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Front view, Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Keeper's Residences, Corolla, Currituck County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Lighthouses
Cottages
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1134pnc002
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Corolla (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Currituck Beach Light Station (Corolla, Currituck County, North Carolina)

Built:
Street:
1130 Corolla Village Rd.
Community:
Corolla
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
27927
Provenance note:
The lighthouse complex was constructed by the Federal Lighthouse Board.
Historical note:
The structure was the last lighthouse constructed by the Board to guide sailors through the Outer Banks. The original first-order Fresnel lens remains in place. The lighthouse and its complex are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Corolla (N.C.)
Subjects:
Lighthouses
Historic sites
National Register of Historic Places
Ocean
Fresnel lenses
Beaches
Historic buildings
Public safety buildings
Latitude, Longitude:
36.376658, -75.830636

Building: Currituck Beach Lightkeeper's House (Corolla, Currituck County, North Carolina)

Built:
Community:
Corolla
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
The lighthouse complex was constructed by the Federal Lighthouse Board.
Historical note:
The structure was the last lighthouse constructed by the Board to guide sailors through the Outer Banks. The lighthouse and its complex are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Architectural note:
This frame double keeper's residence exhibits corbeled chimneys and kingpost gable decorations.
Location:
Corolla (N.C.)
Subjects:
Beaches
Historic buildings
Lighthouses
Lighthouse keepers -- Dwellings
National Register of Historic Places
Ocean
Lighthouse keepers
Houses
Historic buildings
Frame houses
Employee housing
King posts
Complexes (Buildings)
Corbels
Gables
Cottages