Climb a Legend,
Explore a Legacy
The Old Baldy Foundation is a non-profit organization established for the preservation of Old Baldy Lighthouse on Bald Head Island, NC, and for the promotion of and education about the man-made histories of Smith Island. Dive into the rich history of Bald Head Island by climbing Old Baldy and touring the Smith Island Museum of History.
Smith Island Museum
Located inside the keeper's cottage at Old Baldy Lighthouse, the Smith Island Museum of History orients guests about Bald Head Island's historical significance.
Take the Ferry
Old Baldy is located on Bald Head Island which is only accessible by boat, so step aboard. The Bald Head Island ferry in Southport, NC makes trips to and from the island daily.