Pensacola Lighthouse - Pensacola, FL

<b>PENSACOLA LIGHTHOUSE - Pensacola, FL</b>


<ul>
<li><b>Active:</b> Yes</li>
<li><b>Characteristics:</b> White flashing every twenty seconds.</li>
<li><b>Height:</b> 150 feet, 177 steps</li>
<li><b>History:</b> Constructed 1856 -1858. First Lighted January 1, 1859. On National Register Listing.</li>
<li><b>Lens:</b> Original: First-order revolving Fresnel lens; Henry-LePaute (1858). Present: First-order revolving Fresnel lens; Henry-LePaute (1868). Focal Plane: 191 feet (highest focal plane in Florida).</li>
<li><b>Other Buildings:</b> Brick, two-story keeper's dwelling.</li>

<li><b>Coordinates</b>:</li>
<li>    30 20 46 N</li>
<li>     87 18 29 W</li>
<li><b>Operated by:</b> United States Coast Guard</li>
<li><b>Visit Status:</b> Grounds Only - except on Saturdays, May through October.</li>
<li><b>Days Open:</b> Tower and Keeper's Quarters open on Saturdays May through October.</li>
<li><b>Facilities:</b> Museum, located in the Keeper's Quarters.</li>
<li><b>Hours Open:</b> 12 noon until 4 pm from May through October</li>
<li><b>Fees:</b> Adults $5.00, children ages 7-11 $3.00.  Must at least 7 years old to climb the tower.</li>
<li><b>Visitor Info:</b> Display rooms in the restored 1869 Keepers Quarters are open to the public . Private tours for other days may be arranged by contacting either Wanda Mayo, tel.850-916-7864 or Pat Easterwood 850-433-7466.</li>
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( by Stan Beckstrom, Florida Lighthouse Association / January 7, 2009 )

PENSACOLA LIGHTHOUSE - Pensacola, FL

  • Active: Yes
  • Characteristics: White flashing every twenty seconds.
  • Height: 150 feet, 177 steps
  • History: Constructed 1856 -1858. First Lighted January 1, 1859. On National Register Listing.
  • Lens: Original: First-order revolving Fresnel lens; Henry-LePaute (1858). Present: First-order revolving Fresnel lens; Henry-LePaute (1868). Focal Plane: 191 feet (highest focal plane in Florida).
  • Other Buildings: Brick, two-story keeper's dwelling.
  • Coordinates:
  • 30 20 46 N
  • 87 18 29 W
  • Operated by: United States Coast Guard
  • Visit Status: Grounds Only - except on Saturdays, May through October.
  • Days Open: Tower and Keeper's Quarters open on Saturdays May through October.
  • Facilities: Museum, located in the Keeper's Quarters.
  • Hours Open: 12 noon until 4 pm from May through October
  • Fees: Adults $5.00, children ages 7-11 $3.00. Must at least 7 years old to climb the tower.
  • Visitor Info: Display rooms in the restored 1869 Keepers Quarters are open to the public . Private tours for other days may be arranged by contacting either Wanda Mayo, tel.850-916-7864 or Pat Easterwood 850-433-7466.

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