Amelia Island Lighthouse - Fernandina Beach, Florida

Amelia Island Lighthouse - Fernandina Beach, Florida


Image Number

  • c030577b

Year

  • 1964

Date Note

  • Photographed in June 1964.

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.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 5 x 4 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 37451f.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Hackett. Amelia Island Lighthouse - Fernandina Beach, Florida. 1964. Black & white photoprint, 5 x 4 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/57651>, accessed 5 December 2016.

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Hackett. Amelia Island Lighthouse - Fernandina Beach, Florida. 1964. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 5 Dec. 2016.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/57651>.

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(State Archives of Florida/Hackett.)