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Name: East Wharf Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Location: East shore of Lake Hefner.

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Photo: Bill Edwards

Managing Organization:
East Wharf Development

This privately-built working lighthouse was built using "tilt-up" construction. The technique involves casting large concrete panels and tilting them up to form the load bearing walls of a building. The design is said to have been inspired by Brant Point Lighthouse on Nantucket, Massachusetts. The lighthouse serves as a private aid to navigation and as a signpost for an upscale development.

Tower Height: 40

Characteristic and Range: Flashing red light, two seconds on, two seconds off, visible for 2 miles.

Description of Tower: Pale yellow hexagonal concrete tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1999

Date Present Tower Built: 1999

Current Use: Private aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Go west on Britton Rd. from N. May Ave. (Thanks to Bill Edwards).

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