Cape Fear Lighthouse, Smith's Island, Southport, N.C.

Cape Fear Lighthouse, Smith's Island, Southport, N.C. - Front

Cape Fear Lighthouse, Smith's Island, Southport, N.C. - Back

Year of Publication (Approximate): 1909

Preprinted Postcard Text (Front): Cape Fear Lighthouse, Smith's Island, Southport, N.C. 184 FT. High

Preprinted Postcard Text (Back): None

Published By: D.I. Watson & Son

Postmark: July 13, 1909 - N.C.

Postage: 1 Benjamin Franklin Stamp

Sent/Addressed To: Cape Cottage, Maine

Postcard Acquired: February 28, 2006 from Falmouth, VA

Editor's Notes: This old postcard of Bald Head Island shows the Cape Fear Lighthouse, which was constructed because the current lighthouse, "Old Baldy," was not tall enough and had limited range of its lense. Construction of the Cape Fear Light House was completed in 1903.

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