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North Carolina Lighthouses

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    David Stick(Author)

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This is a vivid account of the tall, graceful structures along North Carolina's coast. The author explores an important part of the state's maritime history and details the various warning devices used to mark North Carolina's coast, rivers, and inland waterways. Twenty-nine photos and maps illustrate the text.

David Stick is a recognized authority on Coastal North Carolina. He has authored/edited eleven books on North Carolina history, including Graveyard of the Atlantic (1952) and The Outer Banks of North Carolina (1958), both of which are still in print.

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  • PDF | 85 pages
  • David Stick(Author)
  • North Carolina Division of Archives and History; Reprint paperback edition (November 3, 1980)
  • English
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  • By James Carragher on July 30, 2000

    In this brief and useful history of lighthouses along the North Carolina coast, Stick shows he knows his subject and dots the seventy odd pages with a variety of interesting facts, including why each lighthouse along the Outer Banks is painted in a different pattern. I didn't know either that lighthouse development has been under Federal Government, rather than state, control since 1789. From the some things never change department: in one instance over two hundred years ago, Congress mandated construction of a lighthouse, but refused to appropriate the funds to carry out the construction. Stick's writing is workmanlike at best.

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