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Name: Cape Romain Light (old)  

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Nearest Town or City:
McClellanville, South Carolina, United States

Location: Southwest of mouth of Santee River.


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Photo: Stephen A. Wilmoth
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Managing Organization:
Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge

Telephone: 843-928-6264

Website: http://caperomain.fws.gov/
Email: fw4rwcaperomain@fws.gov

Contact Address Information:
5801 Highway 17 North
Awendaw
South Carolina, 29429, United States

Notes:
This structure has been stabilized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, but the interior is reportedly in poor condition.

Tower Height: 65

Description of Tower: Conical brick tower with no lantern.

Listed on the Lighthouse Digest Doomsday List of endangered lighthouses.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1827

Date Present Tower Built: 1827

Optics: 1847: 11 lamps and 21-inch reflectors.

Current Use: Landmark in wildlife refuge.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
The Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge is accessible by boat only. Call the visitor center at 843-928-3368 for information. A company called Coastal Expeditions on Sullivan's Island may be able to able to provide transportation; call 843-881-4582. Cape Romain Marine offers tours; see www.caperomainmarine.com/lighthouse.html or call 843-887-3330.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

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