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Name: Southwest Pass Light (old)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Venice, Louisiana, United States

Location: Entrance to Mississippi River, Gulf of Mexico.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

This lighthouse was replaced by an iron skeletal tower (separate entry) in 1871.

Description of Tower: Conical brick tower, lantern removed.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1832

Date Present Tower Built: 1839

Date Deactivated: 1871

Current Use: Abandoned.

Keepers: Thomas S. Easton (1832-?), Manuel Moreno (c. 1861)


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