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Bodie Island Lifesaving/Coast Guard Station
(added 1979 - Dare County - #79000251)
Also known as Bodie Island Ranger Station;Bodie Island Ranger Residence &
S of Nags Head on NC 12 , Nags Head
(200 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Defense, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Government Office, Multiple Dwelling

Bodie Island Light Station
(added 2003 - Dare County - #03000607)
Also known as Bodie Island Visitor Center and Lighthouse
Off NC 12 , Nags Head
(150 acres, 3 buildings, 7 structures, 4 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., U.S. Lighthouse Board
Architectural Style: Other, Italianate
Area of Significance: Maritime History, Engineering, Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Museum, Water-Related

Cape Hatteras Light Station
(added 1978 - Dare County - #78000266)
Also known as Museum of the Sea;Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
SE of Buxton off NC 12 in Cape Hatteras National Seashore , Buxton
(100 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Social History, Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Defense, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Museum, Park, Water-Related

Nags Head Beach Cottages Historic District
(added 1977 - Dare County - #77000997)
Also known as Nags Head Beach Cottage Row Historic District
U.S. 158 , Nags Head
(20830 acres, 41 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Twine,Samuel J.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Camp
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Wright Brothers National Memorial
(added 1966 - Dare County - #66000071)
U.S. 158 , Kill Devil Hills
(4310 acres, 2 buildings, 2 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: National Park Service, Rogers & Poor
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Historic Person: Wright, Orville and Wilbur
Significant Year: 1900, 1903, 1932
Area of Significance: Invention, Transportation, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Conservation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Air-Related, Camp, Research Facility
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Air-Related, Monument/Marker, Museum, Park




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