ANCLOTE KEY

Year Established:
1887
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1908
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2011
Photo Credit:
James Hill
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
ANCLOTE KEY AT ANCLOTE RIVER MOUTH
Latitude:
28° 10'
Longitude:
82° 50.7'
City / Town:
ANCLOTE
U.S. State:
Florida
Location County:
PINELLAS
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Owner / Manager:
Florida State Parks
Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. ANCLOTE KEY
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1984
Year Tower Established:
1887
Tower Construction Material:
CAST IRON
Tower Foundation:
PILINGS
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
101
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
96
Tower Shape:
SKELETAL W/CENTRAL CYLINDER
Tower Daymark:
Brown
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Other Structures:
RUINS OF BRICK OIL HOUSE, BRICK FOUNDATIONS FOR KEEPERS DWELLINGS, CONCRETE FOUNDATION FOR CISTERNS, INTACT NETWORK OF SIDEWALKS

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
REMOVED
Original Optic Type:
THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1887
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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