[singlepic id=893 w=179 h=240 float=left]Location: Cape San Blas, Florida
Year first lit: 1885
Automated: 1981
Deactivated: 1996
Foundation: iron piling
Construction: cast-iron
Tower shape: skeleton around slender cylinder
Height: 98 feet
Original lens: third-order Fresnel lens

I visited the Cape San Blas lighthouse during my Florida Panhandle trip over Memorial Day weekend in May 2010. I was pleasantly surprised to be able to climb it since it is normally not open to the public.

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