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

Pensacola Lighthouse

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, December 7, 2011
1. Pensacola Lighthouse Marker
Inscription. Construction began 1856, was lit 1859 and is still in use at the present time. This lighthouse replaced the original lighthouse built 1824, the first lighthouse on the Gulf Coast.
 
Erected 2004 by National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Fort San Carlos Chapter Pensacola, Florida.
 
Location. 30° 20.76′ N, 87° 18.49′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Touch for map. Located across the street from the National Aviation Museum. You have to go through military gate to gain access. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2081 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. Pelicans In Paradise (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); USS Antietam (CV-36) Anchor (approx. 0.3 miles away); USS Essex (CV-9) Anchor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pensacola’s First Lighthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Cradle of Naval Aviation (approx. 0.4 miles away); The National Flight Academy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battery Trueman (approx. 1.3 miles away); Battery Payne (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWaterways & Vessels
 
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By Sandra Hughes, December 7, 2011
2. Pensacola Lighthouse Marker
Back View
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By Sandra Hughes, December 7, 2011
3. Pensacola Lighthouse Marker
Pensacola Light Height above water191 ft Visual range 27 miles Established 1858 US Coast Guard
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By Sandra Hughes, December 7, 2011
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Front view facing the gulf
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By Sandra Hughes, December 7, 2011
5. Pensacola Lighthouse Marker
Entrance way to stairway of lighthouse. The day I was there it was a wind advisory (winds in excess of 35 mph) no one could climb the stairs to the top.
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By Sandra Hughes, December 7, 2011
6. Pensacola Lighthouse Marker
Staircase to the lighthouse. Warning climb at your own risk. 177 Steps
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By Sandra Hughes, December 7, 2011
7. Pensacola Lighthouse Marker
Miniature of Pensacola LightHouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 664 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 12, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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