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BLOODY POINT BAR LIGHT

State: MARYLAND
Location: S. OF KENT ISLAND / UPPER CHESAPEAKE BAY
Nearest City: CLAIBORNE
County: QUEEN ANNE'S
U.S.C.G. District: 5
Year Station Established: 1882



Photo courtesy of National Register of Historic Places
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1882
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1960
  • Foundation Materials: CAST IRON/CONCRETE CAISSON
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: BROWN
  • Shape: CONICAL SPARK PLUG
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1882
  • Present Optic: 300 MM, SOLAR POWERED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 54
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1882
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL SPARK PLUG
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: DETERMINED INELIGIBLE
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
EXPLODED AND GUTTED BY FIRE 1960



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