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East End Lighthouse
The United States donated Delaware Breakwater East End Lighthouse to the State of Delaware for public use.
The following facts about the Delaware Breakwater East End Lighthouse are an updated version of information on the National Park Service’s website Inventory of Historic Light Stations in Delaware , http://www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/light/de.htm. |
Existing Historic Tower:
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
Owner/Manager: State of Delaware owns the light which is leased to the Delaware River & Bay Authority. The light is managed by the Delaware River and Bay Lighthouse Foundation.
Open to the Public? Yes, on accompanied tours only
National Register Status: PART OF LISTING; Reference #89000289
Name of Listing: NATIONAL HARBOR OF REFUGE & DELAWARE BREAKWATER HARBOR HISTORIC DISTRICT
SIGNIFICANT AS BREAKWATER; WITH LIGHTSHIPS, TOOK OVER DUTIES OF CAPE HENLOPEN LIGHT
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