Craighill Channel Upper Front (Cutoff Channel) Light

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Craighill Channel Upper Front (Cutoff Channel) Light

 
Location: Craighill Channel near Fort Howard, MD
Body of Water: Chesapeake Bay
Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons

Local Marine Forecast.

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories 

About Craighill Channel Upper Front (Cutoff Channel) Light

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The location of the light is Craighill Channel. The nearest city is Fort Howard, MD. The station was first established in 1886. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1938.

The lighthouse is a octagonal brick tower.

The tower has a fixed red light at a focal plane height of 15 ft above mean high water.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 2-8090 (U.S.)

The light was built on the foundation of the old North Point Light.

Lighted throughout 24 hours. Visible 0.9 either side of the range line.

Craighill Channel Upper Front (Cutoff Channel) Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Dec. 2, 2002, reference number 02001420.

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