Round Island Museum Light



ARLHS World List of Lights (WLOL)

Located in United States Of America Call Area

Round Island Lighthouse - Copyright 2014 KF4ZLO
Round Island Lighthouse
Copyright 2014 KF4ZLO

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Also Known As:
ARLHS USA 711M, USA-711M, USA 711M
State or Province Mississippi
Lighthouse Coordinates
30.37070, -88.55590
30° 22.242' N, 088° 33.354' W
30° 22' 15" N, 088° 33' 21" W
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aka 'Gridsquare'
Structure removed, relocated, destroyed or otherwise lost? no
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 listing is the new ARLHS museum number...
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This record modified January 22, 2014. - Feedback to the WLOL Maintainer

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