Christiana North Jetty Light

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Christiana North Jetty Light
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USCG photograph of the Christiana North Jetty Light
Christiana North Jetty Light is located in Delaware
Christiana North Jetty Light
Location Wilmington, Delaware
Coordinates 39°43′09″N 75°30′39″W / 39.71914°N 75.51084°W / 39.71914; -75.51084Coordinates: 39°43′09″N 75°30′39″W / 39.71914°N 75.51084°W / 39.71914; -75.51084
Year first constructed 1884
Year first lit 1884
Deactivated 1909
Foundation wooden piles
Construction wooden tower
Tower shape square parallelepiped tower with balcony, bell and light on the roof
Characteristic F W (1884)
F R (1901)
ARLHS number USA-173[1]

Christiana North Jetty Lighthouse is a lighthouse in Delaware, United States, at the end of jetty at the mouth of the Christina River, near Wilmington, Delaware.

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Christiana North Jetty Lighthouse was built in 1884. It was discontinued in 1909 when the new Bellevue Range Lights went into operation, but the dwelling was used for the keeper of the Bellevue Range Lights until 1937. The lighthouse and dwelling were demolished in 1939.

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