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Name: Amelia Earhart monument  

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Nearest Town or City:
Howland Island, , United States

Location: 1900 miles SW of Honolulu, Pacific Ocean.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

This monument was originally constructed, along with an airstrip, to support Amelia Earhart's attempted around-the-world flight in 1937. It was retained as a memorial after her death. It was damaged in WWII and was repaired by the Coast Guard in 1963.

Tower Height: 20

Description of Tower: White sandstone monument with black band and black top.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1937

Date Present Tower Built: 1937

Date Deactivated: ?

Current Use: Memorial, daybeacon.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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