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Address: Little Keepers Village, Cogulna Harbor, Little River, SC

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Small lighthouse in private community

We love lighthouses and were eager to see the Governor's Lighthouse. This small lighthouse is located in a private community (Lighteeper's Village), sits on the Little River and... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 February 2017
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

We love lighthouses and were eager to see the Governor's Lighthouse. This small lighthouse is located in a private community (Lighteeper's Village), sits on the Little River and is dedicated to past South Carolina Governors. The grounds are open but the tower is closed - we parked at the Officers Club & walked along the boardwalk to view the lighthouse.

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Viewable from the ICW or by a short walk thru the marina to the lighthouse which is along the marina walkway.

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Fenton, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This lighthouse has no roadside markers and is on private property as part of the condo and apartment complex community center. No public admission allowed. We drove through the front gate and walked around on a Sunday afternoon in late November unnoticed. Would assume that would not be possible when residents are more active and outdoors. Disappointing as this is... More 

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Paris, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

When le n an excursion I passed by this logic get house. It was the first one I have seen up close, so I had to get a photo with my go pro. Just a little stop by.

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Little River, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

As a resident of Lightkeepers Point I enjoy walking the Boardwalk daily and can view the Lighthouse from my deck. We are pleased that people want to visit and use the photo op the lighthouse affords. Please remember that this is a private community and that parking is limited and for residents and their guests only identified by parking decals.... More 

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Portland, Maine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Unfortunately it was raining the day we visited. It was just a stop and take a quick picture of the lighthouse.

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Little River, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

This cute lighthouse is located on Coquina Harbor. Jet Skies can be rented onn the premises. No one mans the lighthouse and it is rarely open for viewing. It does give youngsters a relative view on how high lighthouses can be. It sits in the midst of a condominium development so parking is hard to find.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

We docked for a few nights and ended up staying longer. Nice views, friendly staff and locals, lots to do and see. Myrtle Beach is a short hop with beaches, shopping, nightlife, really whatever you choose. Medical facilities, fitness and veterinarians nearby. Facilities at the marina are quality and inexpensive laundry. We like it, and Resonably priced.

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Little River, South Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

We take walks around the marina where this lighthouse is located. It is a nice touch when you are traveling the intracoastal waterway, but don't waste your time visiting it. It is more for aesthetic affects.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Like all the other reviews state: This is a decoration, situated in the middle of a private community. It's not functional, and I'm fairly certain you can't even get inside it. It's just a neat thing to see if you're boating down the intracoastal waterway. This should not be listed as an "attraction" no more than a billboard should be... More 

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