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Name: East Rigolets Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Slidell, Louisiana, United States

Location: Rigolets waterway, Mississippi Sound, Gulf of Mexico.

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This lighthouse was sold into private hands in 1923. It no longer stands, although the ruins are visible in the water.

Tower Height: 45

Description of Tower: White, conical masonry tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1833

Date Deactivated: 1874

Optics: 1833: 10 lamps and reflectors.

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Isaac H. Smith (1833-1840)

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