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ST. JOSEPH POINT RANGE REAR LIGHT "BEACON HILL"

State: FLORIDA
Location: RELOCATED FROM PORT ST. JOE / ST. JOSEPH BAY
Nearest City: MEXICO BEACH
County: GULF
U.S.C.G. District: 7
Year Station Established: 1902



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1902
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1960
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: RELOCATED TO SIMMONS BAYOU
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/RED ROOF W/OUT LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE ON SQUARE HOUSE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 41
  • Original Optic: THIRD ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: REMOVED (NO LANTERN)
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 63
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? YES 1979
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed: 1960
  • Type: STEEL SKELETAL
  • Height of Focal Plane: 78
  • Current Optic: 300 MM
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES (MOVED IN 1979 TO SIMMONS BAYOU)
  • Year Constructed: 1902
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style: SQUARE W/VERANDAHS
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures:

Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
REPLACED BY SKELETAL TOWER IN 1960; LIGHTHOUSE MOVED IN 1979 TO SIMMONS BAYOU TO BE PRIVATE RESIDENCE



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