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Name: Hooper Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Hoopersville, Maryland, United States

Location: Near Middle Hooper Island, Chesapeake Bay.


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Photo: Virginia Slechta

Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Notes:
This lighthouse's original fourth order Fresnel lens was stolen in 1976.

Tower Height: 35

Height of Focal Plane: 63

Description of Tower: White, conical cast iron "sparkplug" type tower on circular cast iron caisson.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1902

Date Present Tower Built: 1902

Date Automated: 1961

Optics: 1902: Fourth order Fresnel lens, now 300 mm solar powered optic.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
Accessible by boat only.

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