Amelia Island Lighthouse - Fernandina Beach, Florida

Amelia Island Lighthouse - Fernandina Beach, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/55471
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Title

  • Amelia Island Lighthouse - Fernandina Beach, Florida

Image Number

  • c001021

Year

  • 19--

Series Title

    Biography Note

  • Amelia Island Lighthouse was partially constructed of materials salvaged from the Cumberland Island Lighthouse, located three miles north in Georgia. In 1856, a third-order Fresnel lens was installed. The lighthouse went dark during the Civil War, but it was relighted soon afterwards. Originally 50 feet tall, a cupola added in 1881 raised the tower to 58 feet. The lighthouse marks the entrance to the St. Mary's River near Fernandina Beach, just north and east of Jacksonville.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 2 x 2 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 37347.

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