Cove Point

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Source of Image: Donna Suchomelly (USA)
Date of Image: August 28th. 2010


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Latitude 38 23 11" N
Longitude 76 22 57" W
Body of water Patuxent River entrance, Chesapeake Bay.


Date of Establishment: 1828
Date Light First Lit: 1828
Designer John Donahoo.
Is structure still operating? Yes.
Characteristic White flash every 10sec.
4 Fresnel lens.


The site is in a private community and is generally closed; it is open during the afternoon daily during June through 

August and on weekends and holidays in May and September; only the base of the tower is open.