Old Point Comfort Light is a lighthouse located on the grounds of Fort Monroe in the Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay. It is the second oldest light in the bay and the oldest still in use.
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Location : Fenwick Rd., SW of E gate of Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia
Coordinates :37.00178°N 76.30643°WCoordinates: 37.00178°N 76.30643°W
Year first: constructed 1803
Year first lit: 1804
Automated :1972
Construction :sandstone masonry
Tower shape :Octagonal tower
Height : 58 feet (18 m)
Original lens : fourth order Fresnel lens
Range :11 nautical miles; 21 kilometres (13 mi)
Characteristic: 12 sec double flash red

I visited this lighthouse on Oct 19 2016, There is a nice park area on the water side.

The lighthouse is owned by the Coast Guard. Grounds open, dwelling/tower closed.

Access:Car

 
     
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