ASSATEAGUE

Year Established:
1833
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1879
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2014
Photo Credit:
Candace Clifford
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
SOUTH END ASSATEAQUE ISLAND
Latitude:
37° 54.37'
Longitude:
75° 21.24'
City / Town:
CHINCOTEAQUE
U.S. State:
Virginia
Location County:
ACCOMACK
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. ASSATEAGUE
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1867
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
STONE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
142
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
129
Tower Shape:
CONICAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1910
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
CONCRETE
Other Structures:
OIL HOUSE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
DCB-224
Original Optic Type:
Reflectors
Year Original Lens Installed:
1867
Private Aid:
No
Year Automated:
1933
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 21, 2017