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Name: Greenbury Point Shoal Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Annapolis, Maryland, United States

Location: Entrance to Severn River and Annapolis Harbor.

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This lighthouse was badly damaged by ice in 1918, and in 1934 the structure was removed and replaced by an automatic light on a small skeleton tower on the original foundation. Locals called it the "Spider Buoy." However, on Oct 21, 2008, the "Spider" was removed. Nothing remains.

Description of Tower: Wooden cottage-style dwelling with square tower on roof; screwpile foundation.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1891

Date Deactivated: 1918

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: John Berentsen (?-1918)


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