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Brief History of the Delaware Breakwater East End Lighthouse

In 1825, Congress authorized the construction of a breakwater at the mouth of the Delaware Bay off Cape Henlopen in order to create a safe harbor for ships seeking refuge during storms. Begun in 1828 and completed in 1841, the Delaware Breakwater was a two-part structure comprised of a breakwater and an icebreaker pier. In […]

Renovations continue for Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Painting of the lighthouse will continue during the summer as the visitor center remains open to the public.