Delaware’s Iconic Breakwater East End Lighthouse Is One Of The Most Photographed Landmarks In The State

Cape Henlopen has always been a hazard to ships, but thanks to the most famous Delaware lighthouse, it has become safer year after year. When the original Cape Henlopen Beacon was decommissioned in 1884 due to erosion and shifting sand, a new lighthouse was rapidly built to take its place. Since then, the Breakwater East End Light has become one of Delaware’s most iconic fixtures, and one of the most photographed landmarks in the state.

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You can learn more about the history of the Delaware Breakwater East End Light on the American Lighthouse Foundation website. To learn more about touring the light, read Tour The Landmark Delaware Lighthouse That’s Only Accessible By Boat

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Address: Delaware Breakwater East End Lighthouse, Lewes, DE 19958, USA