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Governor's Lighthouse

Little Keepers Village, Cogulna Harbor, Little River, SC
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Don't waste your time!

It's a nice looking lighthouse from the far away view, as you're not allowed near it. There's... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Rick S
via mobile
Good for a quick stop

Nice place for a quick stop, as it's obviously by definition on the water since it's a... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Roger U
Calabash, North Carolina
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  • Excellent28%
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  • Average21%
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  • Terrible17%
1 Aug 2017
“Nice Photo Op”
20 Feb 2017
“Small lighthouse in private community”
Little Keepers Village, Cogulna Harbor, Little River, SC
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

It's a nice looking lighthouse from the far away view, as you're not allowed near it. There's nothing to do there and there are signs up everywhere that say "private property, no trespassing". Not a welcoming place and boring, and was an out of the...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Nice place for a quick stop, as it's obviously by definition on the water since it's a lighthouse. Right at a marina, so a nice environment to relax for a bit, but not much else to do otherwise, since it's in the middle of a...More

Thank Roger U
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I took some shots from the marina after visiting Sea Island Trading Company since I like lighthouses.

Thank angelaohedgepeth
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Very pretty for a photo op, however there are signs that say you are trespassing when you get close to take a pic, there wasn't anyone around so we snapped a pic real quick and hurried out of the community.

Thank lovesmygirls
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

The harbor and lighthouse were very pretty. The locals were friendly to us. Nice photo op. We caught it at sunset.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It is the best location to view Annual Christmas Boat Parade after Thanksgiving. The boardwalk is excellent for a stroll after a big coastal meal. For the holiday season, the lighthouse is decorated and is a great photo opportunity. It is great for kids to...More

Thank Russ H
Reviewed 1 April 2017

There is really nothing to see but the outside structure.....this is within a community, and outside of getting out and taking a photo, there is nothing else to do. Perhaps small kids would be intrigued by the structure, but anyone who has an interest in...More

Thank carolinasunshine13
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 -...More

Thank denver60
Reviewed 30 November 2016

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

Thank jmc1958
Reviewed 27 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...More

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21 June 2016|
Response from Rick S | Reviewed this property |
No. You can not enter the lighthouse.