Wade Point

Year Established:
1855
Existing:
No
Source:
LL-1879
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society
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LOCATION

Location:
Pasquotank River/albermarle Sound
Latitude:
36° 9.08'
Longitude:
75° 58.40'
U.S. State:
North Carolina
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

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

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1955
Disposition:
Sank in Pasquotank River When it Slipped Off a Barge While Being Moved to Another Location
Year Tower Established:
1855
Tower Construction Material:
WOOD
Tower Foundation:
CAST IRON SCREWPILE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
36 Feet
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
36 Feet
Tower Shape:
HEXAGONAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1855
Other Structures:
bridge/tunnel

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER
Year Original Lens Installed:
1855
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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