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CROOKED RIVER (CARRABELLE) LIGHT

State: FLORIDA
Location: CROOKED RIVER
Nearest City: CARRABELLE
County: FRANKLIN
U.S.C.G. District: 8
Year Station Established: 1895


Crooked River Light
Photo courtesy John Canetta, 2000
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1895
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1995
  • Automated: 1965
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: LOWER WHITE/UPPER RED/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE SKELETAL W/CYLINDER
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 100
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1895
  • Present Optic: NONE
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 115
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: FOURTH ORDER LENS (DATED 1894) IS AT U.S. COAST GUARD EIGHTH DISTRICT OFFICE, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES (RELOCATED 2 MILES WEST)

Other Structures: NONE

Current Use:

Owner/Manager: CITY OF CARRABELLE W/CARRABELLE LIGHTHOUSE ASSOC. (TOWER)/PRIVATE OWNER (GROUNDS)

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED Reference #78000941
Name of Listing: CROOKED RIVER LIGHTHOUSE
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
REPLACED DOG ISLAND LIGHT; BUILT TO GUIDE SHIPS IN LUMBER TRADE



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