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Name: Upper Cedar Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Dahlgren, VA, Maryland, United States

Location: Potomac River.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

In the 1870s this lighthouse had African-American keepers, which was rare under the Lighthouse Board. Today there is a light on the original foundation.

Description of Tower: Square screwpile lighthouse.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1867

Date Deactivated: 1963

Current Use: Destroyed.

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