Harbour Town Lighthouse – Hilton Head, South Carolina


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While not historic, the Harbour Town Lighthouse is nevertheless an iconic image of Hilton Head. This 90-foot tower was built in 1970 – the first privately-financed lighthouse to be constructed since the early 1800s. Many visitors enjoy the beautiful view the lighthouse offers of Hilton Head, Daufuskie Island, and the Calibogue Sound.

Harbour Town Marina

Tomas Marek of Sternberk, Czech Republic © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

The red and white lighthouse is the backdrop of the final hole of the popular Harbour Town Golf Course, and it has become a widely-recognized landmark. There is a gift store at the top of the lighthouse and historical information about the area within. Even though the tower was built to be more of a symbol for the area than to assist with navigation, its light can be seen 15 miles away.

Harbour Town Light

Ruth Puleo-Peterkin of Tallahassee, FL © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

The lighthouse is owned and operated by the Sea Pines Resort. You can see the view for yourself with the Harbour Town Lighthouse webcam!

Brad Sauter of Sheridan, IN © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Harbour Town Ampitheater

Brian Donaldson of Duluth, GA © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Harbour Town Lighthouse

Steven Faucette of Williamston, 2013 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Harbour Town Lighthouse Info


Address: 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Website: http://harbourtownlighthouse.com/

Harbour Town Lighthouse Map



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The purpose of the South Carolina Picture Project is to celebrate the beauty of the Palmetto State and create a permanent digital repository for our cultural landmarks and natural landscapes. We invite you to add additional pictures (paintings, photos, etc) of Harbour Town Lighthouse, and we also invite you to add info, history, stories, and travel tips. Together, we hope to build one of the best and most loved SC resources in the world!


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One Comment about Harbour Town Lighthouse

Annie BrazielNo Gravatar says:
October 1st, 2012 at 5:48 pm

How could I get some prints of the lighthouse photographs you have on here?






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