Governor’s Lighthouse – Little River, South Carolina
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Located in the small fishing village of Little River, the Governor’s Lighthouse was commissioned in 1984 by Governor Richard Riley. This small, aptly-named lighthouse was built to honor all South Carolina governors, past and present.
The Governor’s Lighthouse is a facsimile lighthouse, meaning that it was not built by a government agency and cannot be used as a navigational aid. Although a prominent local landmark, the lighthouse is on private property and is for use by the residential community’s residents and their guests only.
Reflections on Governor’s Lighthouse
Scott Hoffman writes: “We had some friends in from Missouri making their first visit to South Carolina. We were taking them out fishing, but it was a rough day on the sea and we had to turn around and come back. Our guests were thrilled at seeing this beautiful lighthouse — it was the highlight of the day.”
Governor’s Lighthouse Info
Address: Lightkeepers Way, Little River, SC 29566
Governor’s Lighthouse Map
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