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Name: Point No Point Light (MD)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Dameron, Maryland, United States

Location: Entrance to Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay.

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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Tower Height: 35

Height of Focal Plane: 52

Description of Tower: Lantern on roof of keeper's quarters.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
Integral 2.5 story brick and cast iron keeper's quarters on cast iron and concrete caisson.

Date Established: 1905

Date Present Tower Built: 1905

Date Automated: 1938, but staffed until 1962

Optics: 1905: Fourth order Fresnel lens, now 375 mm solar powered optic.

Fog Signal: Originally bell, now automated horn.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Accessible by boat only.

Keepers: Jim Van Vranken (Coast Guard, c. 1959-1962)


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