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Liston Range Front Light

Location: Delaware River near Middletown, DE

About Liston Range Front Light

The location of the light is Delaware River. The nearest city is Middletown, DE. The station was first established in 1906. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1906.

The lighthouse is a watchroom and lantern room on a two-story dwelling.

The tower had an isophase white light at a focal plane height of 45 ft above mean high water. The light had a period of 6 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: No

Identification number: 2-2445 (U.S.)

The lighthouse served until 1953 when a light tower was established that same year in front of the historic lighthouse...the light tower remains an active aid to navigation.

An 'isophase' light is a light in which all durations of light and darkness are equal. So in the 6 second period, the light is on for 3 then off for 3.

Liston Range Front Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Jan. 14, 2004, reference number 03001386.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 5:46 am
Sunrise: 7:21 am
Sunset: 5:06 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:40 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories 

Additional Conditions.

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