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Name: Lake Borgne Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Pass Christian, Mississippi, United States

Location: Western part of Mississippi Sound, Gulf of Mexico.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

The first Lake Borgne Lighthouse lighthouse replaced the St. Joseph Lighthouse. It lost its roof in an 1893 hurricane and was badly damaged again in a 1906 hurricane. Its replacement was destroyed after being discontinued in 1937.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1889: Dwelling on screwpile foundation with lantern on roof, 1908: New screwpile structure.

Date Established: 1889

Date Deactivated: 1937

Optics: 1889: Fifth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Henry Wilkinson (1889-?), John A. Munch (c. 1906).


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