St. Augustine Lighthouse - St. Augustine, FL

<b>ST. AUGUSTINE LIGHTHOUSE - St. Augustine, FL</b>

<ul>
<li><b>Active:</b> Yes</li>
<li><b>Characteristics:</b> Fixed white light with a flash every 30 seconds.</li>
<li><b>Height:</b> 167 feet, 219 steps</li>
<li>DayMark: Black & white spiral stripes with a red lantern</li>
<li><b>History:</b> Built 1871; restored in 1994-95 and again in 2000. On National Register Listing.</li>
<li><b>Lens:</b> Original: first-order Fresnel Lens; L. Sautter et Limonier, 1874. Focal Plane: 161 feet.</li>


<li><b>Coordinates</b>:</li>
<li>     29 53 08 N</li>
<li>    81 17 19 W</li>
<li><b>Operated by:</b> St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum, Inc.</li>
<li><b>Visit Status:</b> Open to Public</li>
<li><b>Days Open:</b> Open daily. Closed on <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVFES000169" title="Thanksgiving" href="/topic/arts-culture/thanksgiving-EVFES000169.topic">Thanksgiving Day</a>, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="12014001" title="Christmas" href="/topic/religion-belief/christmas-12014001.topic">Christmas Eve</a> and Christmas Day.</li>
<li><b>Facilities:</b> Museum, Gift Shop, handicap accessible</li>
<li>Hou<b>rs Open:</b> 9 am to 6 pm (extended summer & holiday hours starting in late May)</li>
<li><b>Visitor Info:</b> For their safety, children must be 44 inches tall to climb the tower. Free museum admission and activities are offered to children under five and one accompanying adult.</li>
<li><b>Admission:</b> Tower and Museum - Adults $7.50; Seniors (55+) $6.50; Children 5-11 $5.00; Museum-only: Adults $5.00; Seniors (55+) $4.00 and Children 5-11 $3.00.</li>
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( by Stan Beckstrom, Florida Lighthouse Association / January 7, 2009 )

ST. AUGUSTINE LIGHTHOUSE - St. Augustine, FL

  • Active: Yes
  • Characteristics: Fixed white light with a flash every 30 seconds.
  • Height: 167 feet, 219 steps
  • DayMark: Black & white spiral stripes with a red lantern
  • History: Built 1871; restored in 1994-95 and again in 2000. On National Register Listing.
  • Lens: Original: first-order Fresnel Lens; L. Sautter et Limonier, 1874. Focal Plane: 161 feet.
  • Coordinates:
  • 29 53 08 N
  • 81 17 19 W
  • Operated by: St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum, Inc.
  • Visit Status: Open to Public
  • Days Open: Open daily. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • Facilities: Museum, Gift Shop, handicap accessible
  • Hours Open: 9 am to 6 pm (extended summer & holiday hours starting in late May)
  • Visitor Info: For their safety, children must be 44 inches tall to climb the tower. Free museum admission and activities are offered to children under five and one accompanying adult.
  • Admission: Tower and Museum - Adults $7.50; Seniors (55+) $6.50; Children 5-11 $5.00; Museum-only: Adults $5.00; Seniors (55+) $4.00 and Children 5-11 $3.00.

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