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12:17 am on Saturday June 16, 2012

Sullivan's Island Lighthouse marks 50 years with a party today

Image by National Park ServiceThe Sullivan's Island Lighthouse is passing the 50 year mark with a party today, June 16. Most light years are well past the 100 year mark, but the Sullivan's Island Lighthouse (aka the "Charleston Light") was the last...
3:12 am on Monday April 26, 2010

Sullivan's Island Lighthouse open house on May 1

Image by Flickr user The Suss-Man (Mike) Come see this lighthouse up close and personal.The National Park Service will hold an open house at the Charleston Light (that's the real name of the Sullivan's Island Lighthouse) on Saturday, May 1, from 1...
3:03 am on Monday April 26, 2010

When the Charleston Light was new

Image by Coast Guard The Charleston Light on Sullivan's Island at its opening in 1962, at the time it was one of the most powerful in the Western hemisphere ( the light was later dimmed,) one of world's tallest, and the first in U.S. equipped with...
11:09 am on Saturday November 7, 2009

Come check out the Sullivan's Island Lighthouse

Image by Flickr user gonfunko Image by 20091107-ligh.jpg The National Park Service is holding an open house of the Sullivan's Island Lighthouse on Sunday, November 8, from 1 to 5 p.m. Read more stories on this subject in our Charleston Light topic...
8:35 am on Thursday January 15, 2009

Designer returns to lighthouse at Sullivan's Island

Image by Flickr user TeecNosPos Image by 20090115-lighthouse.jpg Jack Graham, 74, recently stopped by the Sullivan's Island lighthouse for one more look at it. Graham designed the lighthouse back in the late '50s. Read more stories on this...
8:47 pm on Sunday November 9, 2008

Lighthouse gets new owner

Image by Wikimedia user Jonathan LambImage by lighthouse.jpg Charleston Light was one of the last lighthouses built by the U.S. government. Update November 10: The change is official. Go learn a bit more about the more interesting aspects of the...
8:16 am on Friday September 12, 2008

Sullivan's lighthouse is more historic than you'd guess

Image by WikipediaImage by 20080912charlestonlight.jpg Widely called one of the ugliest lighthouses, Sullivan's Island's lighthouse is more interesting and notable than you might have guessed. [gmap markers=blue::32.75801015916622,-79....
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