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Home > About the Chesapeake > Exploring the Bay > Chesapeake Bay Lighthouses > Lighthouses Today > Seven Foot Knoll
Seven Foot Knoll
Year Built:1855
Description:Seven Foot KnollA 40-foot, round, barn-red screwpile light with a 4th order Fresnel lens that once beamed across the Patapsco River. Decommissioned in 1948; moved to Baltimore Inner Harbor in 1987, today serves as a museum. Fog bell. Operated by Baltimore Maritime Museum.
Type of Structure:Circular screwpile construction using iron plates. Painted red with grey shutters and black lantern room.
Purpose:Originally marked shoals.
Related Gateway:Lightship Chesapeake & Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse
Photo(s):Seven Foot Knoll
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