Histories of local lighthouses- the Cape San Blas Lighthouse

Published: Friday, December 14, 2012 at 10:30 AM.

C. Houston                                         District of Apalachicola

                                                        January 1st 1849        

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Cape St. George Island Lighthouse … 1848

Constructed by Edward Bowden in 1848; Conical tower constructed of brick and iron; 74 feet high.

Lighted in 1850; Deactivated in mid-1994.

Original lens: 15 fixed Lewis lamps with sixteen-inch reflectors; Winslow Lewis (1843). Third-order fixed Fresnel lens; Henry-LePaute (1857). Present: none. Focal plane: 72 feet.



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