PORT (POINT) ISABEL LIGHTHOUSE
Location: Port Isabel, Cameron County, Texas.
Viewing: 421 East Queen Isabella Blvd., Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historical Park. Open to the public.
Brief History: From historic marker: "The beacon for the commerce of the Rio Grande; Erected by the United States Government in 1852; Extinguished during the Civil War; Discontinued, 1888, 1895; Permanently discontinued, 1905." Light is not operational.
Construction Type & Design: White conical brick tower.
Tower Height: 57 ft.
Light Type: Third order Fresenel lens. Lens has been removed.