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Name: Head of Passes Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Venice, Louisiana, United States

Location: Deer Island, approach to Mississippi River, Gulf of Mexico.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

Description of Tower: 1852: 67-foot iron tower (moved to Pass a l'Outre circa 1854). 1853: Light in dormer window of dwelling. 1863: Light on wooden tripod.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1852

Date Deactivated: 1872

Optics: 1854: Sixth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Destroyed.


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