Oyster Bayou Lighthouse, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
Screwpile style lighthouse built in 1904.
OYSTER BAY (BAYOU) LIGHT
Location: OYSTER BAYOU, EASTERNMOST ENTRANCE ATCHAFALAYA BAY, GULF OF MEXICO, NEAR BERWICK, LOUISIANA
Station Established: 1904
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1904
Foundation Materials: IRON PILINGS
Construction Materials: WOOD
Tower Shape: SQUARE TOWER ON ROOF OF KEEPER’S QUARTERS
Markings/Pattern: WHITE W/DARK ROOF AND LANTERN
Relationship to Other Structure: INTEGRAL
Original Lens: FIFTH ORDER FRESNEL
- The light has been destroyed.
Researched and written by Melissa Buckler, a volunteer through the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society.