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Fowey Rocks Lighthouse,
Coral Gables, FL
*Dates of operation~~ 1878-present
*Building Material~~ Cast iron
*Tower~~ 110 feet
*Elevation~~ On straight pile foundation at sea level
*Markings~~ Brown & white
*Light Pattern~~ Flashing white every ten seconds with two red sectors
*Existing Buildings~~ Keeper's quarters (integral to tower)
*Automated~~ 1974
*Original Lens~~ First Order Drum-Type Fresnel
*Current Lens~~ Vega VRB-25, solar powered
*Open to Public?~~ No
*Current Owner~~ National Park Service as part of Biscayne National Park
*Waterway Location~~ Atlantic Ocean at Key Biscayne
*Significant Feature~~ Was built to replace the
Cape Florida Lighthouse. An almost exact
duplicate of sister Keys lighthouse
American Shoal.

    LINKS
Lighthouse Friends" lighthouse info and history
http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=704

National Park Service
http://www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/light/fowey.htm

Roger Bansemer's lighthouse page
http://www.bansemer.com/florida_lighthouses/fowey_rocks_lighthouse.htm

Biscayne National Park
http://www.nps.gov/bisc/
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