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Name: Point Aux Herbes Light  

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Point Aux Herbes, Louisiana, United States

Location: South shore of Lake Ponchartrain.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

This lighthouse was deactivated after World War II. Vandals burned it down in the 1950s.

Description of Tower: Lantern on roof of wooden dwelling, on brick piers.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1875

Date Deactivated: c. 1945

Optics: 1875: Fifth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Destroyed.


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