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Name: Mahon River Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Port Mahon, Delaware, United States

Location: Mahon River entrance.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

The clubhouse of Jonathan's Landing golf course in Magnolia is based on the 1903 Mahon River Lighthouse.

Height of Focal Plane: 37

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 4 seconds, visible for 7 miles.

Description of Tower: Steel skeleton tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1903: Octagonal tower on roof of 2-story wooden keeper's dwelling (destroyed by fire 1984).

Date Established: 1831

Date Present Tower Built: 1955?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: Irvin Lynch (1912-?)


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