U.S. Coast Guard
This lighthouse was abandoned after it was replaced by an automated light on a skeletal tower (which has since been removed) in 1972. A plan was developing to move the structure to Galveston Island State Park, but the lighthouse was toppled by a storm on May 2, 2000.
Tower Height: 84
Height of Focal Plane: 91
Description of Tower: Buff-colored cylindrical brick tower on roof of keeper's quarters.
This light is not operational
Integral three story, cylindrical keeper's dwelling on steel pilings.
Date Established: 1918
Date Present Tower Built: 1918
Date Deactivated: 1972
Optics: 1918: Third order Fresnel lens, now at Galveston County Commissioners Court Bldg, 722 21st St, Galveston, TX
Current Use: Destroyed.