Gasparilla Island Lighthouse
Characteristics: Flashes every six seconds.
Height: 105 feet
DayMark: White steel skeletal tower.
History: Built 1891 in Delaware. Moved to Gasparilla Island in 1927
Lens: Modern optic with a 105 foot focal plane and a range of 12 miles, first lighted in 1932.
Construction: Built by Phoenix Iron works in Trenton NJ. Steel skeletal tower with a central tube enclosing the spiral stairs.
Other Buildings: None
26 44 31 N
82 15 48 W
Location: Within the Gasparilla Island State Park.
Visit Status: Not open to the public.
Days Open: None
Hours Open: N/A
Visitor Info: Stands alongside the road on the way to the Boca Grande Light. Can walk right up to it, and easily photograph it.
Admission: $3.50 toll to get on Island