Neuse River Lighthouse, shoal near Piney Point near the the northwestern side of the entrance to Neuse River, North Carolina
Screwpile style lighthouse built in the 1860s.
NEUSE RIVER LIGHT
PINEY POINT, ENTRANCE OF NEUSE RIVER FROM PAMLICO SOUND, NORTH CAROLINA
Station Established: 1828
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1862
Foundation Materials: IRON SCREWPILE
Construction Materials: WOODEN
Tower Shape: COTTAGE
Markings/Pattern: WHITE SQUARE COTTAGE WITH BROWN ROOF AND BLACK LANTERN
Relationship to Other Structure: ATTACHED
Original Lens: FIFTH ORDER FRESNEL
- There is no available history regarding the Neuse River Lighthouse.
Researched and written by Melissa Buckler, a volunteer through the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society.