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Name: Reedy Island Range Rear Light  

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

Location: Entrance to Delaware River.

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Photo: Jeff Miller
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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

The privately owned keeper's house here burned down on April 6, 2002.

Tower Height: 110

Height of Focal Plane: 134

Description of Tower: Black, square pyramidal cast iron skeletal tower with central cylinder.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
1.5 story wood keeper's house, barn, brick oil house, storage shed.

Date Established: 1839

Date Present Tower Built: 1910

Optics: 1910: Fifth order Fresnel lens, now DCB-224.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation, private residence.

Open To Public? No.

The lighthouse is located on Route 9 South in Taylor's Bridge. Keep in mind that the lighthouse is on private property.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places


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