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SEVEN FOOT KNOLL LIGHT

State: MARYLAND
Location: RELOCATED FROM PATAPSCO RIVER / CHESAPEAKE BAY
Nearest City: BALTIMORE
County: BALTIMORE CITY
U.S.C.G. District: 5
Year Station Established: 1855


Seven Foot Knoll Light
NPS photo by Candace Clifford, 1994
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1855
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1987
  • Automated: 1948
  • Foundation Materials: SCEW PILING
  • Construction Materials: WROUGHT IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: "BARN" RED
  • Shape: CYLINDRICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1855
  • Present Optic: NONE
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 40
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? YES 1987
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1855
  • Number of Stories: 1
  • Architectural Style: ROUND (INTEGRAL)
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
Other Structures: NONE

Current Use: MUSEUM

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD LOAN TO CITY OF BALTIMORE (LIVING CLASSROOM, INC.)

Open to the Public? YES (Go to Lighthouses to Visit for access information)

Web Site: Link

National Register Status: LISTED Reference #89001096
Name of Listing: SEVEN-FOOT KNOLL LIGHTHOUSE
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, MD-54

Miscellaneous:
RELOCATED FROM PATAPSCO RIVER IN OCTOBER 1987



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