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Name: Schooner Ledge Range Rear Light  

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Also known as: Chester Range Rear Light

Nearest Town or City:
Essington, Pennsylvania, United States

Location: Delaware River, south of Darby Creek.


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Notes:
In 1929, the original tower at this location was disassembled and moved to Michigan Island, Wisconsin, where it is still in use. There is now an active 105-foot steel skeletal tower at the site. Since 1918 the light has been known as the Chester Range Rear Light.

Tower Height: 99

Description of Tower: Black, cast iron, pyramidal skeletal tower with central cylinder.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1880

Tower Moved?
1909

Date Deactivated: 1915

Current Use: Moved to Wisconsin.

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