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Name: Pass Christian Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Pass Christian, Mississippi, United States

Location: Mississippi Sound, Gulf of Mexico.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
Pass Christian Lighthouse Society

Contact Address Information:
P.O. Box 354
Pass Christian
Mississippi, 39571, United States

This lighthouse was destroyed after being discontinued in 1882. The City of Pass Christian and the Pass Christian Lighthouse Society are planning to reconstruct the lighthouse. City Hall is now on the site where the lighthouse stood. The new tower will be on a beach directly in front of City Hall.

Tower Height: 30

Height of Focal Plane: 42

Description of Tower: White, conical brick tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1831

Date Deactivated: 1861-1866, 1882-present

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Roger A. Hiern (1831-1839), Finsley B. Hiern (1839-1844), C. A. Hiern (1844-1861), Mary J. Reynolds (?), Sally A. Dear (?), Alice S. Butterworth (?), C. S. Johnson (c. 1866).


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