Florida Lighthouse Association, Inc.

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

Fowey Rocks

Photo: Stan Beckstrom

Active: Yes

Characteristics: Flashing white every ten seconds with two red sectors.

Height: 125 feet

DayMark: Brown octagonal, pyramidal skeletal tower enclosing white stair cylinder: octagonal dwelling with green trim and shutters.

History: Constructed 1877-1878. First lighted June 15, 1878.

Lens: Original: 1st order revolving Fresnel lens; Henry-LePaute (1876). Present: Vega VRB-25 rotating beacon (1997); RACON. Focal Plane: 110 feet.

Construction: Builders: Paulding & Kemble (iron foundation); Pusey, Jones & Co. (iron tower). Wrought iron, screwpile, skeletal tower.

25 35 24 N
80 05 48 W

Operated by: United States Coast Guard

Visit Status: Closed to public

Facilities: None, no handicap access

Visitor Info: Can be seen from Cape Florida but approachable only by boat. The Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation has been formed to promote the establishement of a lighthouse museum with future lighthouse tours and access.

Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation, Inc.
1067 Drift Creek Cove
Orlando, FL  32828

Email: Info@ReefLights.org
Website: www.ReefLights.org

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