Fowey Rocks Lighthouse

Fowey Rocks Lighthouse

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Active: Yes

Characteristics: Flashing white every ten seconds with two red sectors.

Height: 125 feet

DayMark: Brown octagonal, pyramidal skeletal tower enclosing white stair cylinder: octagonal dwelling with green trim and shutters.

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.

Construction: Builders: Paulding & Kemble (iron foundation); Pusey, Jones & Co. (iron tower). Wrought iron, screwpile, skeletal tower.

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.

Contact:
Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 1517
Key West, FL 33041

Email: Info@ReefLights.org
Website: www.ReefLights.org