KEY WEST

Year Established:
1825
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1908
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1996
Photo Credit:
Ralph Eshelman
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society

LOCATION

Location:
WHITEHEADS POINT
Latitude:
24° 33.2'
Longitude:
81° 48.2'
City / Town:
KEY WEST
U.S. State:
Florida
Location County:
MONROE
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Owner / Manager:
Key West Art & Historical Society
Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. KEY WEST
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1915
Year Tower Established:
1847
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
NATURAL EMPLACED
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
90.5
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
80
Tower Shape:
CONICAL
Tower Daymark:
White
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1887
Keeper's Quarters Style:
WEST INDIAN VERNACULAR
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD
Other Structures:
CISTERN, REPLICA OIL HOUSE, 2 GARAGES, STORAGE BUILDING, OUTHOUSE (CA. 1887)

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
175 WATT HI-TEK M57
Original Optic Type:
13 ARGAND LAMPS W/21-INCH REFL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1847
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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