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Half Moon Reef Lighthouse

2300 Highway 35 North, Port Lavaca, TX 77979
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The historic lighthouse was moved to it's current location where there is plenty of space for... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
VicsVice
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Georgetown, Texas
If you want a picture of you or the kids at a lighthouse

If all you want is a picture of yourself and/or the kids at a Texas lighthouse, stop, click and go... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
peggy d
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Telluride, Colorado
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14 Jan 2018
“Good place for pictures....”
11 Sep 2017
“Cool landmark”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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2300 Highway 35 North, Port Lavaca, TX 77979
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The historic lighthouse was moved to it's current location where there is plenty of space for parking. The plaques by the lighthouse provided a good history of the wayfairer's beacon. Nice little historical stop!

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

If all you want is a picture of yourself and/or the kids at a Texas lighthouse, stop, click and go. An hour would be much too long. If you are curious enough to spend 1/2 an hour, the County Museum really is a very good...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The is right next to the Visitors Center. It makes a good place for pictures. Nice historical information plaques explaining about this lighthouse.

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Cool landmark but not a lot of time to spend here . Great place for pictures and make part of a historic day tour in Calhoun County.

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We like to stop for lighthouses and wondered what might be here. This restored (and relocated) light was originally 3 stories, but only the top most story survives: You can even go inside the octagonal shaped building and see some pictures and other information in...More

Thank Chuck H
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

While visiting Port Lavaca, we passed the Half Moon Reef Lighthouse. It is not much to see as it is just the top of the lighthouse - now de-commissioned, which has been moved from the reef to a spot on Highway 35, next to the...More

Thank Moved2Texas
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