7 Shots of Beaufort’s Famous Signal Flags

IMG_3145-900The boardwalk and the flags on a late summer afternoon

The nautical flagpole near the center of Beaufort’s boardwalk has to be one of the most photographed spots in town.

The maritime signal flags that stretch the vertical length of the pole spell out Beaufort – a fact that took me much longer to figure out than it should have!

Check out the entire array of signal flags.

It’s a familiar scene that looks best set against a crystal blue sky.


Though it sometimes looks just as striking set against grey clouds.


Beaufort’s familiar town flag flies alongside the signal flags.


Just after sunrise might be the best time to catch the flags, though.


Again in the morning hours.


And a final shot with the late summer flowers along the boardwalk.


We hope you’ve enjoyed these shots, and please,

Don’t forget to:

Relax…you CAN get to Beaufort from here!

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