Keeper's Cottage Tour

You are currently standing in a replica keeper's cottage constructed by the Old Baldy Foundation in 2000 to house the Smith Island Museum of History.

Explore the Old Baldy Foundation's permanent exhibit before beginning your tour of Old Baldy Lighthouse.

The museum's permanent exhibit will narrate four centuries of Bald Head Island's history using artifacts from the Old Baldy Foundation's collections.

Click the following links below to hear each panel's audio. Click "Museum Tour" on the navigational bar below to return to this page.

The Old Baldy Foundation's collections may be viewed in their entirety online via the organization's collection database.

Once finished exploring the keeper's cottage, exit the museum using the door labeled "TO LIGHTHOUSE" and click the button below to begin the lighthouse tour.