SANIBEL ISLAND

Year Established:
1884
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1908
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2010
Photo Credit:
James Hill
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
POINT YBEL, SANIBEL ISLAND
Latitude:
26° 27.2'
Longitude:
82° 0.9'
City / Town:
SANIBEL
U.S. State:
Florida
Location County:
LEE
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. SANIBEL ISLAND
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1884
Tower Construction Material:
IRON
Tower Foundation:
IRON PILE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
98
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
96
Tower Shape:
PYRAMIDAL SKELETAL W/CENTRAL COLUMN
Tower Daymark:
Brown
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1884
Keeper's Quarters Style:
WEST INDIAN VERNACULAR
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
FRAME ON IRON PILES
Other Structures:
CISTERN, OIL HOUSE, 2ND KEEPERS

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
300 MM
Original Optic Type:
THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1884
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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