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Postby Grover1 » Mon Oct 12, 2009 2:25 am


:?: "It's one of the few lighthouses in the country still in use, according to historical documents" :?:

From The St Augustine News

http://www.staugustine.com/stories/1012 ... 6665.shtml

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Postby Paul » Mon Oct 12, 2009 5:05 pm


I'd like to know where they got that information! :roll: I'm sure there are hundreds of lights that are still active aids to navigation.

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Postby CHUCKX53 » Tue Oct 13, 2009 12:07 am


Maybe she meant the County ??? Or State of Florida ??? Or.......

Maybe depends on what "Historical Documents" she was referencing ???
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Postby LeadingLight » Tue Oct 13, 2009 12:31 am


CHUCKX53 wrote:Maybe she meant the County ??? Or State of Florida ??? Or.......


The town? 8)
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Postby ericlighthouse » Tue Oct 13, 2009 6:51 am


I think she meant Light Station. The light from the Spanish tower was transferred to the current Lighthouse Tower before the old tower fell. They did try to save the old lighthouse, but mother nature won that battle.
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