Florida Lighthouse Association





Preserving, Restoring, Protecting & Defending Florida's Lighthouse Towers

Resources for Lighthouses


The purpose of this webpage is to enable FLA lighthouse members to share information on preservation and restoration services.  To add information to this page please download this form, type your information directly into the form and email it to info@floridalighthouses.org

The criteria for adding a referral to this webpage is: 
1. You must be an FLA member lighthouse delegate
2. Your lighthouse must have successfully used this company
3. You must be willing to answer questions regarding this company‚Äôs work on your lighthouse.  
Please Note:  Vendors are not permitted to add information to this webpage!

State of Florida Lighthouse Study
The Florida Lighthouse Study was prepared for the State of Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources and Department of Community Affairs, Florida Coastal Management Program. The authors of this report are Kenneth Smith Architects, Inc. and Bender & Associates, Architects, PA, Associate Architects.
     
Reports re the Value of Lighthouse Restoration
From: Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum, John Hill,  pensacolalighthouse@gmail.com, 850.637.4050

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Architects
Kenneth Smith Architects, Inc. - 8301 Cypress Plaza Drive #203, Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 281-0002
Ken Smith, AIA
From: St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum, Kathy Fleming, kfleming@staugustinelighthouse.com, 904-829-0745


John M. Foster, AIA
- 11205 Ridge Ave., Ft. Pierce, FL 34982 (772) 370-9464
From: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Jamie Stuve, jstuve@jupiterlighthouse.org,
(561) 747-8380


Historian

Neil Hurley

hurleyuscg@hotmail.com
Neil has been researching Florida lighthouse history for more than 15 years, and is the author of several books and articles  on Florida lighthouse history and the creator of the Florida Lighthouse Page on the Internet.  He was featured on the PBS-TV Series "Legendary Lighthouses", and has served as a historical consultant  on archeological work at the site  of the first Pensacola Lighthouse. He maintains a database of all Florida Lighthouse Keepers.

Iron Work
Allen Architectural Metals ~ P.O. Box 1210, 100 Homer Drive, Talladega, AL 35160
www.allenmetals.com   256-761-2609; 800-204-3858
John Allen 
Lantern Room Construction (casting of iron components)
From: Cape St. George Lighthouse, Dennis Barnell, dbarnell@fairpoint.net, 850-927-2972

Alex Klahm Architectural Metal Work
15 8th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (727) 898-9999
Alexhlahm.metalanddesign@verizon.net

From: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Ed Gunn, edgunn@ponceinlet.org, 386-761-1821

Enberg Mold & Tool
- 97028 Landing Trail, Yulee, FL 32097
Metal repair and replacement
Gary Knappenberg, (904) 206-1601
From: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Jamie Stuve, jstuve@jupiterlighthouse.org, (561) 747-8380

Masonry
Masonry Incorporated ~ 13403 Meridian Road, Tallahassee, FL 32312
850-893-9873
Jim Magee
Masonry Construction of Lighthouse Tower
From: St. George Lighthouse, Dennis Barnell, dbarnell@fairpoint.net, 850-927-2972

The Wayne Group
Wayne Meyer
http://thewaynegroupinc.com/, (800) 449-7320
Masonry repair and painting, metal painting, lead paint removal
From: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Jamie Stuve, jstuve@jupiterlighthouse.org, (561) 747-8380

Building and Tower Moving and Lifting

Ducky Johnson House Movers
7076 Hwy. 90
Grand Ridge, FL 32442
850-592-5571

Recommended by Joan Matey, Curator, Carrabelle Lighthouse Association (Crooked River Lighthouse) 850-697-2732 joanmatey@hotmail.com
Moved Crooked River historic Wash House

Recommended by Charlotte Pierce, President, St. Joseph Historical Society (Cape San Blas Lighthouse) 850-229-8261 (Port St. Joe city hall) cpierce@psj.fl.gov
Moved Cape San Blas Lighthouse, two keepers' houses and oil house 12.3 miles

Brick and Mortar Products (Historical Match)

Cathedral Stone Products,
7266 Park Circle Drive, Hanover, Maryland 21076
http://www.cathedralstone.com/  (410) 782-9150
From: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Ed Gunn, edgunn@ponceinlet.org, 386-761-1821

Lime Works US (compatible historic plaster and lime mortar)

PO Box 151

Milford Square, PA 18935-0151

215-536-6706

From: Ponce de Leon Inlet Light Station 386-761-1821 ext. 17 (business) 386-761-3121 (fax)

ellen@ponceinlet.org

Lens Specialists
Lighthouse Lamp Shop
Joe Cocking
(904) 545-9508
From: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Jamie Stuve, jstuve@jupiterlighthouse.org, (561) 747-8380

Lampchangers
The Carlisle & Finch Company/USA
http://carlislefinch.com/  (513) 681-6080 ext. 306
From: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Ed Gunn, edgunn@ponceinlet.org, 386-761-1821

Museum Exhibits 
Murphy & Orr Exhibits ~ 564 Main Street, Forest Park, GA 30297-1841
www.murphy-orr.com     404-366-2537
Jerry Murphy    jerrym@murphy-orr.com
Museum Exhibit Design, Production, and Installation
From:  Cape St. George Lighthouse, Terry Kemp,  fullmoon.sgi@fairpoint.net,  850-927-2000

Research
National Archives Research Services
Candice Clifford - 36 E. Rosemont Ave., Alexandria, VA 22301 (703) 548-0532
From: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Ed Gunn, edgunn@ponceinlet.org, 386-761-1821


Tower Painting

HIS Painting -
8608 Schirra Ct., Titusville, FL 32780
http://www.hispaintinginc.com/  (321) 385-9155
From: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Ed Gunn, edgunn@ponceinlet.org, 386-761-1821

GPI
Metal paint coatings engineer (does the Rotunda for the Capitol Building)
Kirk Shields (772) 201-3814
From: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Jamie Stuve, jstuve@jupiterlighthouse.org
(561) 747-8380


Paint
KEIM Mineral Paint Products
http://www.keim.com/  (704) 588-4811
From: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Jamie Stuve, jstuve@jupiterlighthouse.org, (561) 747-8380

Glass
Professional Windows of Panama City, Florida - 2808 - B N East Av., Panama City, FL 32405
http://www.prowindowsandglass.com/  Freddy (850) 872-8702 floganoooo@aol.com
From: Danny Raffield, St. Joseph's Point Lighthouse, (850) 227-3357

Artifact Insurance
Huntington Block
(321) 385-9155
From: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Ed Gunn, edgunn@ponceinlet.org, 386-761-1821

Non-profit Information
guidestar.org
nonprofittimes.com
aam.org
From: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Ed Gunn, edgunn@ponceinlet.org, 386-761-1821



If you have any suggestions to be added to FLA Resources, please email info@floridalighthouses.org

Florida Lighthouse Association PO Box 1676, St Petersburg, Florida 33731

(727) 667-7775           Info@FloridaLighthouses.org


A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION (CH8757) AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES ON  THEIR WEBSITE   OR BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR  RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.


    

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