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Name: Windmill Point Light (VA)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Kilmarnock, Virginia, United States

Location: Chesapeake Bay, north of entrance to Rappahannock River.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

A lightship was at this site from 1834 to 1861. The lighthouse was replaced by a small automatic beacon in the same location.

Description of Tower: White hexagonal screwpile lighthouse

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1869

Date Deactivated: 1965

Optics: Fifth-order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Destroyed.

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