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Name: Barataria Bay Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Location: Barataria Bay, Gulf of Mexico.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1857: Octagonal brick tower, destroyed by hurricane in 1893. 1897: 66-foot wooden square pyramidal skeletal tower, focal plane 77 feet.

Date Established: 1857

Date Deactivated: c. 1945

Optics: 1857: Fourth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Nicholas Johnson (1859-1859), Jacob Brankhorst (1865-?).


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