Choctaw Point

Year Established:
1831
Existing:
No
Source:
LL-1854
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Credit:
USLHB
Photo Courtesy of:
National Archives NA 26-LG-35-55b
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
Head of the Bay at Choctaw Point
Latitude:
30 40.11'
Longitude:
88 01.06'
City / Town:
Mobile
U.S. State:
Alabama
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Choctaw Point
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1860s
Year Tower Established:
1831
Tower Construction Material:
Brick
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
45
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
43
Tower Shape:
Octagonal
Tower Daymark:
White
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

Optic retrofitted in 1857


Entered by:
candace
Entered Date:
Aug 17, 2017