Point Au Fer Reef Light
|Location||Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana|
|Year first constructed||1916 (original house)|
|Year first lit||1975 (current skeleton tower)|
|Foundation||Pile with platform|
|Tower shape||Square tower on 1½ story keeper's house|
|Markings / pattern||White with black lantern|
|Focal height||54 feet (16 m)|
|Original lens||4th order Fresnel lens|
|Characteristic||Flashing white 6s (c1965)|
|Fog signal||Bell, then horn|
The Point Au Fer Reef Light was a lighthouse built in 1916 on Eugene Island in Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana to mark a new channel across Point Au Feu Reef. It replaced Southwest Reef Light as the entrance light for the Atchafalaya River. The light was deactivated and replaced by a skeleton tower in 1975. The Coast Guard then offered it to the South Lafourche Cultural and Historical Society, which declined, so the Coast Guard burned it down.
- Lightouses Directory
- Light List, Volume IV, Gulf of Mexico (PDF). Light List. United States Coast Guard. 2009. p. 7.
- NOAA Chart: Point au Fer to Marsh Island, 1/80,000. 11351. 2004. Missing or empty
- "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: Louisiana". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office.
- Rowlett, Russ (2010-01-11). "Lighthouses of Louisiana". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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