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  Fenwick Island

  Fenwick Island Lighthouse

  Route 3

  Fenwick Island  DE   19944    

  Phone  302 539-4115

  Web Site *****

  Alt Web http://www.beach-net.com/lighthousefi.html

  Description  Built in 1858, now operated privately

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type  Lighthouse

  Era  1858

  New or Updated:  7/29/2006

Lewes
Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse
PO Box 708
Lewes DE  19958
Phone 
302 644-7046
Web Site  http://www.delawarelights.org/LewesHistoricalSociet.html
E-mail  btrapani@fast.net
Description  only remaining functional lighthouse on the Delaware coast
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Building Type  Lighthouse
Era  20th
Owner/Operator:  Delaware River and Bay Lighthouse

 

 

 

Florida
Florida Lighthouse Page
Address
Phone
Web Site
www.erols.com/lthouse/home.htm
Description
Type of Resource 
History Related Organization
Building Type  Lighthouse
Nature of Group or Site  Web Site

Daytona Beach
Ponce DeLeon Lighthouse Association
4931 South Peninsula Drive
Daytona Beach FL  32127
Phone 
904 761-1821
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
History Related Organization
Building Type  Lighthouse
Nature of Group or Site  Association

Jupiter
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse
Lighthouse Park
500 Capt Armour's Way
Jupiter FL
Phone 561 747-8380
Alt Phone 561 747-6639
Web Site http://www.lrhs.org/JIL.htm
Description lighthouse on top of Indian shell mound, designed by George Meade, later Union General, still active maritime aid
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Building Type Lighthouse
Era 1860
Owner/Operator: Loxahatchee River Historical Society
New or Updated: 05/14/2003

Florida
Key Biscayne
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area
1200 South Crandon Boulevard
Key Biscayne FL  33149
Phone 
305 361-5811
Web Site   http://www.dep.state.fl.us/parks/district5/billbaggscape/info/history.asp
Description  one of the few lighthouses that has been attacked - twice (once by the Seminoles, once by Confederate forces)
Type of Resource  Nature
Primary Focus  Military
Building Type  Lighthouse

Key West
Key West Lighthouse Museum and Keepers Quarters
308 Whitehead Street
Key West FL
Phone 
305 294-0012
Web Site  http://www.kwahs.com/lighthouse.htm
Description  rebuilt tower now maintained as it looked when deactivated in 1969
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Lighthouse
Era  1847

Ponce Inlet
Ponce DeLeon Lighthouse Association
4931 South Peninsula Drive
Ponce Inlet FL 32127
Phone
904 761-1821
Web Site http://www.ponceinlet.org/
Description 175 foot brick lighthouse deactivated in 1970, relit after restoration in 1982, 3 keepers homes, tugboat, entrance & exhibit buildings
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Preservation
Building Type Lighthouse
Nature of Group or Site Association
Era 1887
New or Updated: 04/03/2003

Florida
Saint Augustine
Saint Augustine Lighthouse & Museum
81 Lighthouse Avenue
Saint Augustine FL  32080
Phone 
904 829-0745
Web Site  http://www.staugustinelighthouse.com/
Description  climb 200 steps to the top of the tower in still-active lighthouse, Visitor Center with shipwreck & maritime history
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Lighthouse
Era  1874
Last Update:  01/01/2011 Previous Site        Previous Page E-Mail Step Into Places
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