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Sandy Point Shoal Light
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Date Established: 1853
Date Present Tower Built: 1883
Date Automated: 1963
Height of Tower: 37 ft.
Height of Focal Plane: 51 ft.
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Open to Public?: No
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DescriptionThe Sandy Point Shoal Lighthouse was constructed to replace the 1853 light on shore. The lighthouse is a 2.5 story red brick keeper's residence atop a cast iron and concrete caisson a little to the north of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The lighthouse has a cast iron roof and lantern room.