Characteristics: White light flashes every four seconds.
Height: 44 feet, 60 steps
DayMark: White frame dwelling with green shutters and a black lantern tower
History: Built 1890. First Lighted December 31, 1890. Deactivated 1966-1986. On National Register Listing.
Lens: Original: third-and-a-half-order revolving Fresnel lens. Present: 300mm drum lens. Focal Plane: 41 feet.
Construction: Architect and Builder unknown. House-style lighthouse on iron pilings constructed of wood and iron.
Other Buildings: Assistant keeper's house, two cistern, generator shed, replica boardwalk.
Coordinates: 26 43 02 N
82 15 39 W
Operated by: Florida State Park Service
Location: Inside Gasparilla Island State Park, and managed and operated by Barrier Island Parks Society.
Visit Status: Open to Public
November 1st to May 31st – Monday through Saturday 10am to 4pm; Sundays 12noon to 4pm
June, July, September & October – same hours Wednesday through Sunday, but closed Monday and Tuesdays
Major Holidays and entire month of August – Closed
Facilities: Museum, Gift Shop, handicap accessible
Eva Johnson, gift shop manager
Port Boca Grande Lighthouse and Museum
880 Belcher Rd.
Boca Grande, Florida 33921
.Admission: $5.00 toll to get on Island plus $3.00 per vehicle park entry fee and a $3.00 donation per adult is requested..
Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum Sharon McKenzie, Museum Director
P.O. Box 637
Boca Grande, FL 33921
Email: Info@BarrierIslandParksSociety.org Website: www.BarrierIslandParksSociety.org
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