Photo: Lynda VeArd
Characteristics: Four-group flashing white every 60-seconds with two red sectors.
Height: 150 feet
DayMark: White octagonal, pyramid skeletal tower enclosing stair cylinder and square dwelling; black pile foundation
Lens: Original: Revolving 1st order Fresnel lens. Present: Vega VRB-25 rotating beacon; RACON. Focal Plane: 136 feet.
Construction: Builders: Paulding & Kemble. Iron screwpile, skeletal tower constructed of wrought iron and wood.
24 51 06 N
80 37 06 W
Operated by: United States Coast Guard
Visit Status: Closed to public
Facilities: None, no handicap access
Visitor Info: Can be viewed from Islamorada at the south end of Upper Matecumbe Key. The Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation has been formed to promote the establishment of a lighthouse museum with future lighthouse tours and access.
Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation, Inc.
1067 Drift Creek Cove
Orlando, FL 32828
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