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Name: Rio Doce Light (old)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Regência, , Brazil

Location: South side of entrance to Rio Doce, Espírito Santo, southern Brazil.

Managing Organization:
Museu Histórico de Regência


This lighthouse was established on the north side of the entrance to the Rio Doce, but in 1907 it was relocated to the south side. In 1997 the 112-foot tower was dismantled and replaced by a new structure. The top part of the lighthouse and its lens are now on display at the Museu Histórico de Regência.

Description of Tower: Octagonal, cast iron skeletal tower with central cylinder and enclosed lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: ?

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Date Deactivated: 1997

Current Use: Museum exhibit.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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