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Name: Willemstad Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Willemstad, , Netherlands

Location: South side of the Hollandsch Diep, Noord-Brabant Province.


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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Notes:
A light beacon is believed to have stood here in the 17th century.

Tower Height: 33

Height of Focal Plane: 36

Characteristic and Range: Fixed green.

Description of Tower: Brown, square stone tower with a yellow lantern and a red top. 

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1820: Iron skeleton tower (destroyed during World War II).

Date Established: 1820

Date Present Tower Built: 1947

Date Deactivated: 1989

Current Use: Museum.

Open To Public? Yes.

Museum?
The current tower houses a museum on the history of Willemstad and its lighthouse.

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