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Name: Greenbury Point Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Annapolis, Maryland, United States

Location: North side of entrance to Severn River and Annapolis Harbor.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

This lighthouse was replaced by offshore Greenbury Point Shoal Lighthouse in 1891.

Description of Tower: Hexagonal wooden tower on center of keeper's dwelling.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1848

Date Deactivated: 1891

Optics: 1848: 9 lanps and parabolic reflectors; 1855: Sixth order Fresnel lens, later fourth order.

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Levin Wheeler (1848-1850), Robert Wilson (1853-1859), Benjamin Smithicum (1859-1861), William Freeman (1861-1862), Benjamin Suit (1867-1891).

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