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Name: Great Shoals Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Wellington, Maryland, United States

Location: Entrance to Wicomico River, Chesapeake Bay.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

This lighthouse was replaced by a modern automatic light on the old foundation.

Description of Tower: Rectangular screwpile lighthouse.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1884

Date Deactivated: 1966

Optics: 1884: Fifth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Vernon Cooper (c. 1950-1952)


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