Jones Point Lighthouse

The Jones Point Light is a small river located on the Potomac River in . It was built in 1855. It is a small, one-story house with a lantern on top and served primarily as a warning light for naval ships approaching the Washington Navy Yard.

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Park
Jones Point is a geographic point on the Potomac River within the city of , United States. is situated 1200 feet northwest of Jones Point Lighthouse. Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Cemetery
The Contrabands and Freedman Cemetery at 1001 S. Washington St. in was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 15, 2012. is situated 3000 feet northwest of Jones Point Lighthouse. Photo: Shearonink, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church
The Old Presbyterian Meeting House is a Christian church in . is situated 4200 feet north of Jones Point Lighthouse. Photo: Ser Amantio di Nicolao, CC BY 3.0.

Church
The Basilica of Saint Mary in the historic district, of , and is a minor basilica and parish of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington in . is situated 1 mile north of Jones Point Lighthouse. Photo: dave 7, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
The Alexandria Historic District is a National Historic Landmark District in . is situated 1 mile north of Jones Point Lighthouse. Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Village
National Harbor is a census-designated place in Prince George's County, , United States, located along the Potomac River near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and just south of . is situated 1½ miles east of Jones Point Lighthouse. Photo: Juxtapos99, Public domain.

Hamlet
Hollin Hills is a neighborhood in , , though much of the neighborhood was transferred to the for census purposes before 2010. is situated 2½ miles southwest of Jones Point Lighthouse. Photo: Clarissajoy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
Groveton is a census-designated place in Fairfax County, , United States. is situated 3 miles southwest of Jones Point Lighthouse. Photo: Ser Amantio di Nicolao, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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