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Lighthouse Shows The Way In The Mountains - Brevard NC


Last updated 5/29/2020 at 9:57am

The Clarkes' lighthouse stands stands at the intersection of Williamson Creek Road and Covered Bridge Lane. The lighthouse was designed by Clarke and built by Bryan Clanton. The surrounding garden was designed by landscape architect Scott Carpenter.

Last December I began working as a construction assistant on a project on Williamson Creek that would turn out to be a beacon of light for the community during dark times.

After several months of construction and landscaping, the Clarke Lighthouse now serves as a source of illumination and inspiration for the Williamson Creek community and locals of Brevard and Pisgah Forest.

Constructed by builder Bryan Clanton of Home Design Specialists of Western North Carolina (, with assistance from Daniel Gardner and myself, the Clarke lighthouse is owned and operated by Colonel Wil...

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