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SOLOMONS LUMP LIGHT

State: MARYLAND
Location: KEDGES STRAITS
Nearest City: CRISFIELD
County: SOMERSET
U.S.C.G. District: 5
Year Station Established: 1875



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1895
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1950
  • Foundation Materials: CAST IRON/CONCRETE CAISSON
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE ON BROWN BASE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE ON CYLINDRICAL PIER
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 35
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1895
  • Present Optic: 200 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1950
  • Height of Focal Plane: 47
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: ORIGINAL BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? NO (REMOVED)
  • Year Constructed: 1895
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style: OCTAGONAL ATTACHED
  • Construction Materials: FRAME
Other Structures: NONE

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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