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Commemorating National Lighthouse Day

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National Lighthouse Day

Celebrate National Lighthouse Day on Wednesday, Aug. 7, by exploring lighthouses in Florida. Did you know there are 29 lighthouses in the Sunshine State? Find a map of Florida’s stunning lighthouses here.

“Lighthouses played a critical role in Florida’s history; making it possible to explore, settle and develop Florida by using its 1,350 miles of coastline,” states the Florida Lighthouse Association website.

The oldest lighthouse in Florida is the Amelia Island Lighthouse and it is located near the northern end of Amelia Island. It is the only one from the Territorial Period that has survived without a major rebuilding.

Laura Rambo, On 3 Public Relations

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