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Name: Elbow of Cross Ledge Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Downe, New Jersey, United States

Location: Delaware Bay.


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Photo: Bob Trapani, Delaware River & Bay LH Foundation
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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Notes:
The 1910 lighthouse on this spot was damaged in a hurricane in 1951, then was destroyed when a freighter hit it in 1953. The present structure was built on the original foundation.

Description of Tower: Red, square, skeletal tower on concrete and iron caisson.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1910: Octagonal

Date Established: 1910

Date Present Tower Built: 1954

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
Accessible by boat only.

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