• Assateague

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    Assateague Light is the 142-foot-tall lighthouse located on the southern end of Assateague Island off the coast of the Virginia Eastern Shore, United States.

  • New Cape Henry

    8 photos

    Located in Virginia Beach, this light is inside Fort Story (an active army base). The new tower stands 170 feet tall from base to tip and is considered one of the most important of the U.S. Atlantic coast lighthouses. Its alternating black and white paint pattern also makes it quite distinctive.

  • Old Cape Henry

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    Old Cape Henry light was built in 1792 by John McComb, Jr. and is the oldest lighthouse on the Bay. The octagonal sandstone tower is 92 feet high and sits atop a 56 foot dune. The copper dome of its lantern is unique amongst Bay lights.

  • Old Point Comfort

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    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.

  • New Point Comfort

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    Commissioned in 1804 to mark the north side of Mobjack Bay and the York River, this is the third oldest lighthouse on the Bay, Despite it's name, it has no relation to the Old Point Comfort light.

 
     
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