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Name: Reedy Island Range Front Light   

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Nearest Town or City:
Taylor's Bridge, Delaware, United States

Location: Entrance to Delaware River, in marsh 2.5 miles in front of rear range tower, between the Appoquinimink River to the west and Blackbird Creek to the southeast.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

The 1904 dwelling/lighthouse at this location was replaced by a skeleton tower in 1951.

Tower Height: 22

Characteristic and Range: Fixed red.

Description of Tower: Skeleton tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1904: Light on temporary lantern post. 1906: White, wood frame two-story dwelling; lantern room in attic with light showing through small window, 31 feet above mean high water (destroyed by late 1950s)

Date Established: 1904

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: Felix Mitchell (1925-1934)

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