Press Kit: Roanoke River Lighthouse

restored Roanoke River Lighthouse

The restored Roanoke River Lighthouse

Final Move was on May 1, 2012. Restorations to the interior began in March 2014, and the lighthouse opened for visitors in August, 2014

Roanoke River Lighthouse, Fast Facts

Roanoke River Lighthouse Contacts

Bob Hopkins, Site Manager, Historic Edenton State Historic Site, 108 N Broad Street, Edenton, NC 27932, 252-482-2637,

Sally Francis Kehayes, Edenton Historical Commission, Chairperson, 505 S Broad Street, Edenton, NC 27932, 252-482-7800,

Mike Ervin, Edenton Historical Commission, Executive Director, 505 S Broad Street, Edenton, NC 27932, 252-482-7800,

Anne-Marie Knighton, Town of Edenton, PO Box 300, Edenton, NC 27932, 252-482-7352,

Mark E. Williard, AIA, LEED AP, WILLIARD FERM Architects, PA, President, 122 Cox Avenue, Raleigh NC 27605, 919-417-8360,

Paul Waff, Waff Contracting, Inc., PO Box 237, Edenton, NC 27932, 252-482-7071

Worth H. Hare & Son House Moving, Inc., 147 Mexico Road, Edenton, NC 27932, 252-482-3005,

A. R. Chesson Construction Co., Inc., PO Box 2266, Elizabeth City, NC 27906, 252-338-9171,

Madison Phillips, Local Lighthouse Historian, 252-312-4427


The lighthouse, before restoration began

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