The first lighthouse at St. Simons was built in 1810, but was destroyed by Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. the rebuilt lighthouse was completed in 1872. In march of 1880, Head Keeper Frederick Osborne was shot and killed during an altercation with an assistant. To this day, people claim to hear inexplicable footsteps in the tower. St. Simons Lighthouse was automated in 1953 and still serves as a U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation.

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  • Each Peg Hanger is metal with wire hangers.

  • Appears rusty on the edges, but that is the design.

  • Size is approximately 7-1/4"h with hanger; 5-1/2" x 3-1/2" without.

  • This decorative collectible is metal with the image of a postcard on it.

  • Name and historical information on the back.

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