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Metropolis Lighthouse - Hope Light

100 E Front St, Metropolis, IL 62960

Public Art

The 30 foot tall lighthouse is designed to resemble a real lighthouse and contains a modern lighthouse beacon.

The lighthouse is located at the west entrance to the city-owned Dorothy Miller Park in Metropolis, Illinois overlooking the Ohio River. It stands thirty feet tall and is surrounded by a circular walkway consisting of concrete and personalized bricks. This is the world's only lighthouse designed, built and dedicated to the fight against cancer.

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