Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
Frying Pan Shoals Light Tower Evokes Bygone Era
Frying Pan Shoals Light Tower stands about twenty miles off the coast in an area of treacherous water called Frying Pan Shoals. Light towers are like lighthouses in water. The towers replaced lightships; now the towers are being replaced by buoys that transmit weather data that can be read online. Green discusses the history of lightships and light towers and the soon-to-be dismantled Frying Pan tower.