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Dry Torturgas Lighthouse - Dry Tortugas, FL

DRY TORTUGAS LIGHTHOUSE - Dry Tortugas, FL Active: Yes Characteristics: Flashing white light every twenty seconds. Height: 157 feet, 204 steps History: Constructed 1857-58. First Lighted July 1, 1858 Lens: Original: First-order Fresnel lens; L. Sautter 1858; Second-order bivalve lins; Henry-LePaute (circa 1910, removed in 1984). Present: DCB 24-inch rotating beacon. Focal Plane: 151 feet. Other Buildings: Former kitchen, 1926 dwelling, cisterns, attached oil house. Coordinates: 24 38 00 N 82 55 12 W Operated by: United States Coast Guard Visit Status: Grounds Only Facilities: None, no handicap access, Gift Shop Visitor Info: Grounds only, access by boat or sea plane from Key West. Periodically opened by park rangers.
by Stan Beckstrom, Florida Lighthouse Association
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