The following table of Light Keepers' salaries was copied from the Light House Board's July, 1881, "Instructions to Light-Keepers." The annual salary was $1,000, or approximately $2.78 per day.
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Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is about earthquakes that have affected
Ocracoke and the Outer Banks. You can read the newsletter here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news092116.htm.