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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’s work on your lighthouse.  
Please Note:  Vendors are not permitted to add information to this webpage!


State of Florida Lighthouse Study

Florida Lighthouse Study 2002-04-30.pdf

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 ~ Value of Lighthouse Restoration

Economic Impacts of Historic Preservation in Florida - US Col of Law Exec Sum 2010
Contributions of Historic Preservation to Quality of Life in FL - UF Col of Law Final Rpt 2006

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

From: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Jamie Stuve, jstuve@jupiterlighthouse.org,
(561) 747-8380

John M. Foster, AIA
11205 Ridge Avenue
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
John Allen
P.O. Box 1210, 100 Homer Drive
Talladega, AL 35160
(256) 761-2609; 800-204-3858
www.allenmetals.com
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 Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 898-9999
Alexhlahm.metalanddesign@verizon.net
From: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Jamie Stuve, jstuve@jupiterlighthouse.org,
(561) 747-8380
From: Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Ed Gunn, edgunn@ponceinlet.org, 386-761-1821




 

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


 
   


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

Whirlwind Creative, Inc.
335 W 38th St Ste 5A,
New York, NY 10018
(212) 244-2198 http://whirlwindcreative.com/
Terren Baker - terren@whirlwindcreative.com
 
From: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Jamie Stuve, jstuve@jupiterlighthouse.org, (561) 747-8380


Research

National Archives Research Services
Candice Clifford
36 E. Rosemont Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301
(703) 548-0532

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

From: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Jamie Stuve, jstuve@jupiterlighthouse.org,
(561) 747-8380


Tower Painting

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


Razorback LLC
From: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Jamie Stuve, jstuve@jupiterlighthouse.org,
(561) 747-8380
Anthony Houllis
276 Knollwood Road
Tarpon Springs, FL  34688
(727) 938-9500

 
   

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



Historic Paint Analysis
Frank S. Welsh
Welsh Color & Conservation, Inc.
PO Box 767
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(610) 525-3564
 
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 Avenue
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




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