Historic Markers Across Florida



Cape Canaveral Lighthouse



Marker ID:  
Location: on Lighthouse Road near Control Tower Road,
County: Brevard
Coordinates: N 28° 27.612    W 80° 32.598
  28.4602    -80.5433
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Originally constructed in 1868 overlooking the Cape Canaveral beach. Due to shoreline erosion, the lighthouse was dismantled and moved 1 ½ miles inland in the early 1890´s. In July 1894, the light was relit at the new location.


Notes:

City: Cape Canaveral, FL