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Name: York Spit Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Poquoson, Virginia, United States

Location: Approach to the York River from the Chesapeake Bay.

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This lighthouse was replaced by an automated flashing beacon in 1960. In September 2003, Hurricane Isabel demolished much of the structure. A light is now attached to one of the original pilings.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1855: Lightship; 1870: Cottage-style screwpile lighthouse.

Date Established: 1855

Date Deactivated: 1960

Current Use: Destroyed.

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