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Pensacola in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Pensacola’s First Lighthouse

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, March 26, 2017
1. Pensacola’s First Lighthouse Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Pensacola’s First Lighthouse
and
First on Florida’s Gulf Coast
Lighted: December 20, 1824-December 31, 1858
Architect: Winslow Lewis
Tower: Conical 30-foot Brick
Light: 10 Whale Oil Lamps in 7-foot Lantern
Keepers: Jeremiah Ingraham 1824-1840 · Michaela Penalber Ingraham 1840-1855 · Joseph Palmer(s) 1855-1858
U.S. Coast Guard ANT Pensacola   April 24, 2004
 
Erected 2004.
 
Location. 30° 20.798′ N, 87° 18.107′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Radford Blvd. and S. Blue Angels Pkwy., on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located next to the U.S. Navy Lodge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3875 Radford Blvd., Pensacola FL 32508, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. USS Essex (CV-9) Anchor (approx. 0.2 miles away); USS Antietam (CV-36) Anchor (approx. 0.2 miles away); The National Flight Academy (approx. ¼ mile away); The Cradle of Naval Aviation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pensacola Lighthouse
Pensacola’s First Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 26, 2017
2. Pensacola’s First Lighthouse Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Pelicans In Paradise (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battery Trueman (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hurricane Ivan (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pensacola Lighthouse & Museum. (Submitted on April 4, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Pensacola Lighthouse on Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 4, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Pensacola’s First Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 26, 2017
3. Pensacola’s First Lighthouse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 114 times since then. Last updated on April 11, 2017, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 3, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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