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Address: RT 54, Fenwick Island, DE
Phone Number: 302-436-8100
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Off the path and in a wierd location

If you seriously were not looking for this you would never know it was here. It is in the middle of a trailer park on a private road. The only way to get a picture is by pulling... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
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Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

If you seriously were not looking for this you would never know it was here. It is in the middle of a trailer park on a private road. The only way to get a picture is by pulling off the side of a busy road and shooting from the car. It is cool how it is still functional though.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Very close to Ocean City Maryland along the way to or from Rehoboth Beach, right off the main drag Coastal Highway, a nice place to pull over for a few minutes and check it out and takes pictures, but I have never known this lighthouse to be open to the public. If you are a lighthouse lover, like myself it's... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

I am not even sure why this is listed on here, but we went to see it. Hard to get there as it is just in the middle of a trailer park. Very odd. The lighthouse was not open to the public, but you could take a picture. Definitely not a destination. Just stop by if you are in the... More 

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Maryland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This stop is fine if you are already taking advantage of the mini-golf, fisher's popcorn, or watermark next door. But not necessarily worth the trip to see alone.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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331 attraction reviews
316 helpful votes 316 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The location of this Lighthouse is strange to say the least, It is right in the middle of a trailer park. The best access is to park on 146th Street, traffic was light while I was there and this seemed legal. The transpenisular marker and the light house are in the same place. It's a bit disappointing that the lighthouse... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I was so disappointed, as a lighthouse enthusiast that we could not find a place to park in order to explore. Upon driving past, it did not appear there was much it check out, anyway. I love the history of the coast, and it would have been nice to have more access to the lighthouse, or at least a place... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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35 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

A quick stop and a cool experience. We have visited a few times before, but this time it was open. The lady who greeted us was very nice and informative. You aren't able to climb to the top unfortunately. We enjoyed the pictures and items they had inside though. Cool historic site. Only bad thing is there is a old... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The light dates back to the mid 1850's take the time to stop by and take some pictures and read the historical marker. Limited access as it overseen by local volunteers, check for times when its open mostly weekends. Its the towns most recognized landmark, and worth the time to check out.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

When I went to visit it was closed, but I was able to take pictures. I walked to the lighthouse from my hotel. I really love lighthouses, I live in Indiana where there is only one lighthouse. I was really surprise that it was so far inland.

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This old lighthouse is kept up by a private group, and therefore has limited hours, but the plaque out front is very informative. The lighthouse sits right in the Mason-Dixon Line between Maryland and Delaware. It's worth a quick visit.

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