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Articles in Oak Island Lighthouse, Southport Fort Fisher Ferry, Boiling Spring Lakes and N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport

Boiling Spring Lakes

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The City of Boiling Spring Lakes, named for a bubbling natural spring, was incorporated in 1961. The City has over 50 natural and man-made lakes with the largest and centerpiece of the City being The Big Lake which is 275-acres, 2 ½ miles long with ... Read full article

About our Communities

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Introduction to the Southport-Oak Island Area, part of the North Carolina's Brunswick beaches, tucked away on the southeastern coast of the Brunswick Islands, offering both the vacationer, resident and investor a pleasant coastal experience. ... Read full article

Oak Island Lighthouse

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The Oak Island Lighthouse was completed in 1958 at a total cost of $110,000.00. The lights are 169 feet above the water. A misconception is that the lighthouse itself is 169 feet tall. The actual structure is 153 feet tall, but it stands on a slight ... Read full article

N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport

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Southport, North Carolina stands at one of the world's crossroads, where the mighty Cape Fear River meets the Atlantic Ocean. Her past is tied to both the river and the sea. It is a story of exploration, piracy and commerce; of pilotage, salvage and ... Read full article

Southport Fort Fisher Ferry

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Embarking on a sunny beach vacation, visiting charming seaside villages, exploring the area's rich history, or just enjoying some of the country's best fishing spots, no visit to coastal North Carolina is complete without a ride on a NC Ferry.... Read full article

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