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POINT NO POINT LIGHT

State: MARYLAND
Location: POTOMAC RIVER ENTRANCE / CHESAPEAKE BAY
Nearest City: DAMERON
County: ST. MARY'S
U.S.C.G. District: 5
Year Station Established: 1905


Point No Point Light
NPS photo by Ralph Eshelman, 1995
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1905
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1962
  • Foundation Materials: CAST IRON/CONCRETE CAISSON
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE TOWER/RED BASE/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 35
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 375 MM, SOLAR POWERED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 52
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/ORIG. BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1905
  • Number of Stories: 2.5
  • Architectural Style: OCTAGON
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
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: DETERMINED ELIGIBLE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed:

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