The Tallest Lighthouse Tower of this Country, 193 Feet High; The
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, North Carolina. The spiral painting is to furnish a
distinctive day mark to mariners. In:
"Lighthouses and Lightships of the United States" by George R. Putnam, p. 93,
1917. Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston. Library Call No. 527.7 P98.