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170603-G-0Y189-543.JPG Photo By: USCG

na - White Shoal Lighthouse, James River, near Newport News, Virginia Typed at right "WHITE SHOAL LIGHT STATION, VA. FIFTH NAVAL DISTRICT (NORFOLK). Handwritten at bottom "White Shoal Lighthouse, James River, Virginia. Photograph by Major Jared A. Smith August 12, 1855" [four digit year is partially illegible, may be 1855 or 1858]


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