Patrick Light (59.9 mile marker)
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The Patrick Light, also known as the 59.9 mile marker, is a navigation light on the Kanawha River named for William H. Patrick (1861-1942), who was the longest active pilot of steamboats on the Kanawha. He began as a pilot at age 21 and made his last trip four months before his death. Mr. Patrick lived near the light on what is now the campus of the University of Charleston. The light is in good operating condition.