Boca Grande in Lee County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Boca Grande Lighthouse
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
Location. 26° 43.037′ N, 82° 15.652′ W. Marker is in Boca Grande, Florida, in Lee County. Marker can be reached from Gulf Boulevard south of Belcher Road. Marker and lighthouse are in Gasparilla Island State Park. They are a short walk from the parking lot at the southern end of Gulf Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 924 Gulf Blvd, Boca Grande FL 33921, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boca Grande United Methodist Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Pioneer Hole (approx. 2.3 miles away); The First Baptist Church of Boca Grande (approx. 2.3 miles away); Gasparilla Inn & Club (approx. 2˝ miles away); First White Man Dies in America (approx. Juan Ponce de Leon (approx. 16.8 miles away); Columbus G. McLeod - Protector of Plumed Birds (approx. 16.8 miles away); The Description and Naming of Florida (approx. 16.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boca Grande.
Also see . . .
1. Boca Grande Lighthouse (PDF). Nomination with photographs submitted for the lighthouse's inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on March 22, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
2. Port Boca Grande (Gasparilla Island) Lighthouse. Detailed history and photographs of the lighthouse. (LighthouseFriends.com) (Submitted on March 22, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 22, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.