Locals remember the surnames; Tillet, Gaskill, Austin. Here, the children of the Bodie Island and Currituck Beach lighthouse keepers provide a glimpse of what life was like living at the lighthouse.

Each lighthouse had living quarters where the families lived when the father was stationed at the location. In the case of Bodie Island, the house was a duplex and this era, the children of the Austin and Gaskill families lived and played together.

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