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As noted earlier this week, vacation this year finds me on The Outer Banks of North Carolina, so I decided to visit the lighthouses that were the namesakes for several Team System features developed by the Visual Studio North Carolina office.

Corolla is home to Currituck Beach Lighthouse, which was the namesake for Team Foundation Work Item Tracking.

On December 1, 1875 the beacon of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse filled the remaining "dark spot" on the North Carolina coast between the Cape Henry light to the north and Bodie Island to the south. To distinguish the Currituck Beach Lighthouse from other regional lighthouses, its exterior was left unpainted and gives today's visitor a sense of the multitude of bricks used to form the structure. The lighthouse was automated in 1939 when the United States Coast Guard assumed the duties of the Bureau of Lighthouses. At a height of 158 feet, the night beacon still flashes at 20-second intervals to warn ships hugging the chain of barrier islands along the coast.

From: Currituck Beach Lighthouse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Here I am at Currituck Beach Lighthouse.

Currituck Beach Lighthouse

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