Frank’s Island Lighthouse

Figure 9b: Frank’s Island Lighthouse, New Orleans coast. Design: Benjamin Latrobe, 1816. Credit: “Plan Elevation ½ Section of a Lighthouse to be Erected at the Mouth of the Mississippi River,” 1816, Records of the Bureau of Lighthouses and its Predecessors 1785-1951, Records of the United States Coast Guard, Record Group 26, U.S. National Archives. Image courtesy of Jay Riedl, Frank’s Island Lighthouse,