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Name: Marcus Hook Range Rear Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Bellefonte, Delaware, United States

Location: Delaware River.

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Photo: Bob Trapani, Delaware River & Bay LH Foundation

Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

An 85-foot skeletal tower serves as the front range light. It is located 1.5 miles to the northeast. The keeper's house for the station is located next to this tower; it is now a private residence.

Tower Height: 100

Height of Focal Plane: 250

Description of Tower: Square reinforced concrete tower.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
1918 2.5 story brick keeper's dwelling.

Date Established: 1918

Date Present Tower Built: 1918

Optics: 1918: Fourth order Fresnel lens, now RL 24 optic.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation, private residence.

Open To Public? No.

This lighthouse is located in Bellefonte, north of Wilmington, near Route 3.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places


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