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Cape Romain (Old) Light

Location: Lighthouse Island in the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge near McLellanville, SC
Body of Water: Atlantic Ocean

About Cape Romain (Old) Light

The location of the light is Lighthouse Island in the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge. The nearest city is McLellanville, SC. The station was first established in 1827. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1827.

The lighthouse is a conical tower.

The tower had a fixed red light at a focal plane height of 88 ft above mean high water. The light had a nominal range of 10 nautical miles. The tower height is 65 ft.

Open to the Public?: Grounds Only    Active?: No

The light was deactivated in 1858.

Cape Romain (Old) Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Nov. 12, 1981, reference number 81000563.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 5:54 am
Sunrise: 7:21 am
Sunset: 5:36 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 7:03 pm

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