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Name: Battery Gladden Light  

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Also known as: Old Channel Daybeacon

Nearest Town or City:
Mobile, Alabama, United States

Location: Mobile Bay, Gulf of Mexico.

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Photo: Courtesy of Mignonette Lambert McDonald/Warren Lee

This lighthouse, deactivated in 1913, stood until about 1951.

Description of Tower: Square, wooden cottage-type dwelling with lantern on roof, on screwpile foundation.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1872

Date Deactivated: 1913

Optics: 1872: Fourth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Levi Mangold (1872-?); Theodore Lambert (assistant, c. 1907-1910)


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