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Bloody Point Lighthouse in South Carolina on Market

A privately owned lighthouse on Daufuskie Island, near Hilton Head, South Carolina, is being offered for sale by its owner, Joe Yocius. Although the lighthouse is no longer used as an Aid To Navigation, it is registered on the National Register of Historic Places. Not to be confused with Bloody Point Bar Lighthouse in the Chesapeake Bay, this home has its own unique history. Most of the information on the light has been compiled by the current owner and is available for reading at Low Country Joe’s site.

It was built in 1833 as the front range light on the south side of the island. The light was integral to the building, and was in service until 1922. The rear range light, about 4350 feet inland, was most unusual in that the government ran out of the money appropriated for its construction, and had to improvise. Instead of a standard light at the top of the tower, a locomotive headlight was used, with parabolic reflectors placed behind it to direct its red beam. It was visible for 12 miles.

A brick lamp room was constructed for storing and cleaning this headlamp during the day, and all the keeper had to do was run it up on rails every night, to a height of 81 feet. Apparently the system worked fairly well. The lamp room is still in use as the Silver Dew Winery.

There is a new site for the lighthouse sale: www.webebloggin.com/

Low Country Joe has put together a video on the lighthouse property. Enjoy.


Photo Credit: Daufuskie 39 Originally uploaded by mickdigger

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  1. 29 Comment(s)

  2. By Deborah Gilbert on Jul 18, 2009 | Reply

    Joe,
    I am a longtime lighthouse lover and have been searching the internet for lighthouses for sale, but there are few at the moment. I saw yours, but the video has been removed. Does this mean yours is no longer for sale? I was just out visiting the Boston Light (not for sale and run by a wonderful woman) last evening.
    I read your wonderful article and wondered how you and your wife could say goodbye to a place you loved so much. Sounds like you were the perfect owner.
    Please let me know if it is still for sale. Thank you.
    Deborah

  3. By Sue Clark on Jul 18, 2009 | Reply

    Hi Deborah,

    You might want to contact Joe Yocius direct. His email is joe@lowcountryjoe.com

    I’m assuming here the property has been sold, but you can verify for yourself as I’m sure he hasn’t visited this site since he sent me the information back in March.

  4. By Randy and Lynda Brooks on Jan 29, 2010 | Reply

    Would like info and price of lighthouse

  5. By giordano on Jun 15, 2010 | Reply

    i would received mor information

    thank you

  6. By Dower on Jul 28, 2010 | Reply

    lighthouse…still on market? interested in more info, thanks dower

  7. By Dower on Jul 28, 2010 | Reply

    hi, additional info on lighthouse is still on market, thanks
    Dower

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