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REEDY ISLAND RANGE REAR LIGHT

State: DELAWARE
Location: DELAWARE RIVER MOUTH
Nearest City: TAYLOR'S BRIDGE
County: NEW CASTLE
U.S.C.G. District: 5
Year Station Established: 1839


Reedy Island Range Rear Light
NPS photo by Ralph Eshelman, 1998
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1910
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: 9 CONCRETE PIERS
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: BLACK
  • Shape: SKELETAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 110
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER RANGE
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1910
  • Present Optic: DCB 224
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 134
  • 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

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1906
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: COLONIAL REVIVAL
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures: BARN, BRICK OIL SHED, FARMSHED

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD (TOWER)/PRIVATE OWNER (DWELLING)

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference # 0
Name of Listing: REEDY ISLAND RANGE REAR LIGHT
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, DE-11

Miscellaneous:



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