|Oak Island Lighthouse was constructed in 1958 by the Coast Guard to guide ships entering the Cape Fear River. It is
built of reinforced concrete and the lantern room is constructed of aluminum. It's colors were mixed into the concrete, so it never needs painting.It is 169 feet high and uses an airport beacon rather than a Fresnel lens. Oak Island lighthouse is a part of the Oak Island Coast Guard Station.
Oak Island Lighthouse
The Lighthouse People