Lighthouse http://wunc.org en Bodie Island Lighthouse Opens To Public For The First Time http://wunc.org/post/bodie-island-lighthouse-opens-public-first-time <p>For the first time ever, the <a href="http://www.nps.gov/caha/historyculture/bodie-island-light-station.htm">Bodie Island Lighthouse</a> will be open for public tours.&nbsp; The structure was built in 1872 and has been closed for a $5 million renovation for the past four years. Years of exposure to harsh weather had brought on structural and safety problems. Restoration work included repairs to the spiral stairs, brickwork and the lens that still serves as a navigational guide for ships.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 09:05:05 +0000 Eric Hodge 13900 at http://wunc.org Bodie Island Lighthouse Opens To Public For The First Time Bodie Island Lighthouse Needs More Repairs http://wunc.org/post/bodie-island-lighthouse-needs-more-repairs <p></p><p>The Bodie Island Lighthouse might not be lit anytime soon. The National Park Service received about 3 million dollars in 2009 to renovate the structure built in 1872. Mike Murray is Park Manager of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.</p> Fri, 28 Jan 2011 20:30:00 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 10229 at http://wunc.org Bodie Island Lighthouse Needs More Repairs