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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

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Meghan Agresto, History of Currituck Beach Lighthouse
Location: Rees Jones Room
Start Time: 5pm to 6pm
Description:
Special Guest Speaker:  Meghan Agresto, Site Manager
 
Join your neighbors to listen Meghan Agresto, site manager of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse tell about the storied history and many facts about our local treasure.  You will be amazed at all of the firsthand knowledge Meghan has amassed over her almost fourteen year career working and caring for our local beacon of light and safety for mariners for so many years. 
 
Currituck Beach Lighthouse towers above the northern Outer Banks in the historic Corolla Village. The last brick and mortar lighthouse built in North Carolina, its unpainted red brick served as a daymarker to distinguish it from other coastal lighthouses. The Currituck Beach Lighthouse is a first order lighthouse, having the largest of seven Fresnel lens sizes. With a 20-second flash cycle, the light can be seen from 18 nautical miles away. Upon entering, you will find exhibits interpreting the history and significance of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse; its role in cultural and maritime history on the Outer Banks is robust. Climbing the Currituck Beach Lighthouse is always rewarding; at the top, you’re greeted with expansive views of the Currituck Sound, Atlantic Ocean, and the northern Outer Banks.
 
Event held in Rees Jones Room
Begins at 5 pm
Attendees are invited to stay for a 
delicious dinner at Hunt Club Tavern.
dinner reservations.