Historic Markers Across Florida



Pensacola’s First Lighthouse



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Location: 3875 Radford Blvd., Pensacola, FL
County: Escambia
Coordinates: N 30° 20.798    W 087° 18.107
  30.34663333    -87.30178333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



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Pensacola’s First Lighthouse


Site of
Pensacola’s First Lighthouse
and
First on Florida’s Gulf Coast


Lighted: December 20, 1824-December 31, 1858
Architect: Winslow Lewis
Tower: Conical 30-foot Brick
Light: 10 Whale Oil Lamps in 7-foot Lantern
Keepers: Jeremiah Ingraham 1824-1840 · Michaela Penalber Ingraham 1840-1855 · Joseph Palmer(s) 1855-1858
U.S. Coast Guard ANT Pensacola April 24, 2004

U.S. Coast Guard ANT Pensacola April 24, 2004