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Seven Foot Knoll
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Date Established: 1856
Date Present Tower Built: 1856
Date Automated: 1948
Height of Tower: 40 ft.
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Open to Public?: Yes
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DescriptionThis screwpile light is the oldest surviving light of its kind in the Chesapeake Bay. It was moved from the bay in 1988 to Pier 5 in Baltimore and became part of the Baltimore Maritime Museum in 1997. Also part of the museum are three historic ships, including the lightship, Chesapeake.
Photo Credits: Cary (#4-6)
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||Date posted: Sat Dec 30, 2006