Pass Machac Light

Address: W end of Lake Pontchartrain, Ponchatoula, Louisiana. County/parish: Tangipahoa.

NRIS 86001554

Removed from the National Register of Historic Places January 31, 2019.

From Wikipedia:

Pass Manchac Light

Pass Manchac Light was a historic lighthouse in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, which was originally established in 1838, to mark the north side of the entrance to Pass Manchac, the channel between Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas. The fourth and last tower on this particular site was constructed in 1857 and was in service for 130 years. The first three had been built in 1838, 1842, and 1846, in each case requiring replacement due to poor construction and/or encroaching lake waters.

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Architects:

  • Unknown

Architectural styles:

  • Other

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/86001554

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