Assateague Light House was rebuilt 1867 in Virginia, USA.
Assateague Light House was rebuilt 1867 in Virginia, USA. Assateague Light is 142 feet tall (43 m), located on the southern end of Assateague Island off the coast of the Virginia Eastern Shore. Reach it by road from Chincoteague Island via a bridge over Assateague Channel within the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Assateague Light is owned and operated by the U.S. Coast Guard and is still used as an active aid in navigation. The keeper's quarters are used as seasonal housing for refuge temporary employees, volunteers, and interns. Constructed in 1867 to replace a shorter lighthouse (45-feet-tall) built in 1833, the lighthouse is conical in shape and is painted in alternating bands of red and white.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download