Marcus Hook Range Front Light


Marcus Hook Range Front Light
Marcus Hook Range Front Light
Marcus Hook Rear Range Light.png
Port Delaware river lighthouse
Location Delaware River, Delaware
Coordinates 39°46′34″N 75°28′31″W / 39.775998°N 75.475401°W / 39.775998; -75.475401Coordinates: 39°46′34″N 75°28′31″W / 39.775998°N 75.475401°W / 39.775998; -75.475401
Year first lit 1925
Foundation Concrete
Construction Steel
Tower shape Skeletal Tower
Original lens order Fresnel lens
Characteristic Fixed red

Marcus Hook Range Front Lighthouse is a lighthouse in Delaware, United States, about 100 yards (91 m) offshore in the Delaware River, Delaware. It is 1.6 miles (2.6 km) to the northeast of Marcus Hook Range Rear Light. [1]

History

The permanent structure was preceded by a temporary light tower erected in 1915.[1] Marcus Hook Range Front was built in 1925, about 100 yards (91 m) offshore in the Delaware River. It has always been automated.[citation needed]

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