Great Wicomico River

Year Established:
1889
Existing:
No
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1915
Photo Credit:
US Lighthouse Service
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
Great Wicomoco River East
Latitude:
37° 80.42'
Longitude:
76° 26.75'
City / Town:
REEDVILLE
U.S. State:
Virginia
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Great Wicomico River
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1967
Disposition:
House Dismantled 1967, Foundation Retained to Support New Beacon
Year Tower Established:
1889
Tower Construction Material:
WOOD
Tower Foundation:
SCREWPILE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
47 Feet
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
47 Feet
Tower Shape:
HEXAGONAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1889
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER
Year Original Lens Installed:
1889
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jan 15, 2018