AMELIA ISLAND

Year Established:
1839
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1908
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2016
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
2 MILES SOUTH OF ENTRANCE TO ST MARY'S RIVER
Latitude:
30° 40.4'
Longitude:
81° 26.6'
City / Town:
FERNANDINA BEACH
U.S. State:
Florida
Location County:
NASSAU
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Owner / Manager:
City of Fernandina Beach
Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. AMELIA ISLAND
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1839
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK W/STUCCO
Tower Foundation:
STONE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
107
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
58
Tower Shape:
CONICAL
Tower Daymark:
White
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1962
Keeper's Quarters Style:
MODERN
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
CONCRETE BLOCK
Other Structures:
OIL HOUSE/PAINT LOCKER & CISTERN

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
Original Optic Type:
14 LAMPS W/15-INCH REFLECTORS later 3rd order Fresnel
Year Original Lens Installed:
1839
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 20, 2017