Florida: St. Augustine Lighthouse

St. Augustine Lighthouse

Standing at the Base of the Tower

Climbing the Tower's Spiral Steps

St. Augustine Lighthouse View from the Top

Red Lantern Room at the Top (Fresnel Lens Inside)

Light Beacon Inside Fresnel Lens

St. Augustine Lighthouse was built in 1874. The 165-foot tower has a black and white spiral on the outside, and a red lantern room on top. Its Fresnel lens flashes once every 30 seconds. If you climb 219 steps to the top of the tower, you will get a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean and historic St. Augustine!

About Pam
Richard and Pam lived in the San Francisco Bay Area 14 years (1987-1999 and 2008-2011). They lived in Florida 13 years previously, until returning in July 2011 to present. They hope their photography will encourage you to get out and discover nature's beauty in your own backyard, parks, and wild places. Click on any pictures on this blog to see them full size with additional details.

2 Responses to Florida: St. Augustine Lighthouse

  1. Great pics! I used to live in Jacksonville! St. Augustine is beautiful! Thanks for the fun walk down memory lane! πŸ™‚

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