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ANCLOTE KEY LIGHT

State: FLORIDA
Location: ANCLOTE KEY AT ANCLOTE RIVER MOUTH
Nearest City: ANCLOTE
County: PINELLAS
U.S.C.G. District: 7
Year Station Established: 1887


Anclote Key Light
Photo by Scott Keeler, 1993
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1887
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1985
  • Automated: 1952
  • Foundation Materials: PILINGS
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: BROWN W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SKELETAL W/CENTRAL CYLINDER
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 102
  • Original Optic: THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1887
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 101
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? NO (DEMOLISHED)

Other Structures: RUINS OF BRICK OIL HOUSE, BRICK FOUNDATIONS FOR KEEPERS DWELLINGS, CONCRETE FOUNDATION FOR CISTERNS, INTACT NETWORK OF SIDEWALKS

Current Use: STATE PARK / WILDLIFE REFUGE

Owner/Manager: TARPON SPRINGS HISTORICAL SOCIETY / FLORIDA STATE PARKS

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #99000410
Name of Listing: ANCLOTE KEY LIGHTHOUSE
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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