November 25th, 2012 by Photo by Colin Hackley
The Cape St. George Light, rebuilt in a new location, is now the focal point of St. George Island.
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Monthly full moon tours of the Cape St. George Light feature captivating coastal views.
Thanks to several historic preservation efforts, the Cape St. George Light remains a beacon along Florida’s Gulf Coast.
Dave Chequer of Durlsey, England tours the Cape St. George Light museum.
Coastal erosion claimed the Cape St. George Light in 2005. It now stands at the center of St. George Island.
The last glow of sunset lights the lantern room of the Cape St. George Light.
The Cape St. George Light has a 92-step wooden spiral staircase, its walls are made mostly of brick from the original tower.
The first lighthouse on St. George Island was built in 1833 to guide ships into the port of Apalachicola.
Lighthouse volunteer Doug Brandt, left, gives a sunset tour of the lantern room to Beth and Bart Frost of Tallahassee.
At day’s end, lighthouse volunteer Doug Brandt winds his way down from the top of the 74-foot tall tower.
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