old lighthouse Marienleuchte on Fehmarn island

Old lighthouse Marienleuchte on the island of Fehmarn in February 2001, the oldest lighthouse of Fehmarn. This historical building is unfortunately falling down. It was named after the Danish Queen Maria Sophie Friederike of Denmark who inaugurated personally the lighthouse on her birthday at October 28th 1832. To the right in the background the new lighthouse is visible.

old lighthouse Marienleuchte on Fehmarn island

The old lighthouse Marienleuchte in December 2009. Unfortunately nobody was found to restore the old nice building. In the upper picture a sign from the year of commissioning is visible.

old lighthouse Marienleuchte on Fehmarn island
(leading light, worked from 1832 to 1967, height of tower 18 m, height of fire 28 m)
coordinates (GPS) : 5429'37.5''N - 1114'14.8''E
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