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Jones Point Lighthouse, Jones Point, Potomac River, Alexandria, Independent City, VA



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Item Title


Location
Potomac River, Alexandria vicinity, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS VA-641
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-21).
Building/structure dates: 1855 initial construction
Significance: One of the last remaining examples of Potomac River Lighthouse architecture. Built in 1855 and used until 1926, the lighthouse was placed near number 1 boundary marker for the District of Columbia. Many efforts have been made to preserve the lighthouse as a portion of Potomac River Naval history.

Subjects
Lighthouses


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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