Round Island Light



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Located in United States Of America Call Area

Round Island Lighthouse - Public Domain 1859 USCG
Round Island Lighthouse
Public Domain 1859 USCG

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Also Known As:
ARLHS USA 711H, USA-711H, USA 711H
State or Province Mississippi
Lighthouse Coordinates
30.29190, -88.58670
30° 17.514' N, 088° 35.202' W
30° 17' 31" N, 088° 35' 12" W
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Islands On the Air Info. NA-082, MS State group, W5
Structure removed, relocated, destroyed or otherwise lost? yes
Listed in the World List of Lights since
In 1998, the lighthouse was toppled by Hurricane Georges. In 2005, reconstruction of the lighthouse was in progress, but the structure was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

The foundation survived for a while, but Katrina and other Hurricanes made restoration difficult.

Recent efforts abandoned on-sight restoration, instead, rebuilding the lighthouse inland as a historic structure using materials from the original island structure. This new ARLHS museum is USA-711M
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This record modified January 22, 2014. - Feedback to the WLOL Maintainer

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