A light is coming to the Round Island Lighthouse

July 8, 2014 

A light is coming

The next phase of Round Island Lighthouse construction will include a light for the lantern house on top.

n It won't turn

n It will be more of a glow, not a directional beacon

n It will contain an actual lighthouse lens

n It will be designed to coexist well with eye-level traffic on the U.S. 90 high-rise bridge into Pascagoula

The next phase of the Lighthouse Preservation Society's fundraising likely will involve selling plaques that will entitle the purchaser to one of the leftover original bricks. City officials said they aren't allowed them to sell the bricks outright.

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