- Fenwick Island Light
location = On the
Delaware/ Marylandborder, DelawareSide
coordinates = coord|38.4514|N|75.0548|W
yearlit = 1859
automated = 1940
yeardeactivated = 1978-1982
foundation = Natural
shape = Conical
height = 84 ft
currentlens = Third order
lens = Third order
range = 15 miles
characteristic = White flash every 3 s
Fenwick Island Lighthouse is a
lighthousein Delaware, United States, on the Delaware/ Marylandborder.
Fenwick Island Lighthouse was built in 1859 and had a third order
Fresnel lens. It was automated in 1940.
The lighthouse is owned by the state of Delaware and maintained by the private, non-profit New Friends of the Fenwick Island Lighthouse. Visitors can enter the base to view a small museum and gift shop, but the lighthouse itself cannot be climbed.
* [http://www.beach-net.com/lighthousefi.html Fenwick Island Lighthouse] - includes visiting information
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