[singlepic id=252 w=240 h=240 float=left]Location: Egmont Key, Florida
Year first lit: 1858
Automated: 1990
Foundation: stone
Construction: brick
Tower shape: conical tower
Height: 85 feet
Original lens: third order Fresnel lens

While visiting Fort DeSoto in St. Petersburg in May 2009, I noticed a lighthouse off in the distance. I then boarded a tour boat out to Egmont Key where I was able to visit the light. The light is missing the lantern on top, which was removed during World War II.

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