When you envision gorgeous landmarks of the Lowcountry, a few things are sure to cross your mind. Swaying spartina grass, mossy oaks and the Hilton Head Lighthouse rank high on that list!
Locals know this landmark as the Harbour Town Lighthouse; a visit to our island must include a trip to explore this towering, striped structure.
The History of The Harbour Town Lighthouse
Did you know the first Hilton Head Lighthouse was not the iconic landmark we see today? The Harbour Town Lighthouse was built by Charles Fraser as a tribute to the original constructed in 1863 with the help of Union Troops.
When Hilton Head Island was just a logging camp, Charles envisioned developing the area into a community centered around nature and the…