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Name: Nansemond River Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Suffolk, Virginia, United States

Location: Entrance to the Nansemond River.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

Tower Height: 36

Description of Tower: Hexagonal woodpile cottage-style lighthouse.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1878

Date Deactivated: 1935

Optics: 1878: Sixth order Fresnel lens; 1899: Fifth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Destroyed.


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