Hambrooks Bar Light

Lower Choptank River Historic Site

Dates

1902-Present

Other Names

None

River

Lower Choptank

Mile

12.9

County

Dorchester

Cutlural Resources: Aid to navigation.

This aid to navigation marks the bar off Hambrooks on the west approach to Cambridge.  Hambrooks Bar Light was established in 1902.  It consists of a 15 foot high conical-shaped cast iron/concrete caisson tower painted red and white.  The automated optic is a 250 mm acrylic lens.

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