Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Come on inside the Ocracoke Lighthouse

The Ocracoke Lighthouse

Looking up inside the Ocracoke Lighthouse

This is the view from the front door of the Lighthouse looking
toward the Keepers House. Today the Lighthouse, the grounds, and the
Keepers House are owned by the National Park Service.
The operational light at the top of the Lighthouse is owned
by the United States Coast Guard.

I took these photos yesterday after my first shift in opening the Lighthouse for public viewing. I had 217 visitors yesterday and 267 today. I love this volunteer position where I get to open the Lighthouse, share interesting facts and always, always tell the stories.

If you are coming to Ocracoke, stop on by in the afternoons from 1-3. It is open every weekday afternoon. I am there on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please give a 'hey' if you stop by.

I also took this video yesterday so that, if you can't get to Ocracoke, you can get a feel for the inside of the Lighthouse. When no one is in there with me, I sing. So come on in and take a peek!