FOWEY ROCKS - Upper Florida Keys Active: Yes Characteristics: Flashing white every ten seconds with two red sectors. Height: 125 feet History: Constructed 1877-1878. First lighted June 15, 1878. Lens: Original: 1st order revolving Fresnel lens; Henry-LePaute (1876). Present: Vega VRB-25 rotating beacon (1997); RACON. Focal Plane: 110 feet. Coordinates: 25 35 24 N 80 05 48 W Operated by: United States Coast Guard Visit Status: Closed to public,, Facilities: None, no handicap access Visitor Info: Can be seen from Cape Florida but approachable only by boat. The Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation has been formed to promote the establishement of a lighthouse museum with future lighthouse tours and access.
by Stan Beckstrom, Florida Lighthouse Association