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Historic Round Island Lighthouse

The historic Round Island Lighthouse was built in 1859 and was a beacon for sailors, mariners, and explorers for at least 125 years. You can view Round Island – the barrier island that originally housed the Round Island Lighthouse – while driving along Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula. It is the closest island to the shoreline when you look South-Southwest. In 2010, the hurricane-ravaged remnants of the Round Island Lighthouse were relocated to mainland Pascagoula. After numerous restoration projects over a five-year period, the lighthouse is back in business and open to the public. You will see the lighthouse as you are approaching Grand Magnolia Ballroom & Suites if you are traveling in on Highway 90. The lighthouse is located just one block north of our property. Welcoming, educating, and inspiring generations of adventurers and history buffs to Pascagoula – come experience the tales and seafaring legacy of the Pascagoula Round Island Lighthouse!

Lighthouse Park and Boat Launch: 815 Cypress Avenue, Pascagoula MS 39567
Operating Hours: Friday & Saturday | 10am – 5pm

Old black and white photograph of Round Island Light House before it was relocated
Round Island Lighthouse in its original location on the point of Round Island
The broken base of Round Island lighthouse sitting in water after the hurricane
Barge carrying the broke base of the lighthouse
The base of the lighthouse in it's new location in Pascagoula
The lighthouse during construction as they rebuilt on top of the original base
During construction of rebuilding the lighthouse with layers of brick being added
Original lantern gallery in foreground and original base of lighthouse in background during reconstruction
New sign telling the history of the Round Island Lighthouse
Two men standing on each side of the sign in front of the lighthouse
View of the white lighthouse from the base looking straight up amidst blue skies
View of the lantern gallery at the top of the lighthouse amidst blue skies
Inside the spiral staircase of the lighthouse that leads to the lantern gallery at the top
Close up view of the light in the lantern gallery at the top of the lighthouse
White Round Island Lighthouse at dusk in its new location with blurry street and car lights
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