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Mount Dora Lighthouse
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sailor_dave
N 28° 47.688 W 081° 38.649
17R E 437135 N 3185421
Quick Description: This lighthouse is registered as an inland aid to navigation, the only one in Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 3/3/2007 11:08:22 AM
Waymark Code: WM19AC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 99

Long Description:

The Mount Dora Lighthouse is located on Lake Dora north of Orlando. Though considered by many to be a faux lighthouse, it is registered as an inland aid to navigation, the only one in Florida.

Lighthouse Facts:

  • Nearest Town or City: Mount Dora, Florida
  • Location: Grantham Point in Gilbert Park, north shore of Lake Dora.
  • Managing Organization: City of Mount Dora
  • This lighthouse was built for $3000, raised by local civic groups.
  • Tower Height: 35 feet
  • Characteristic and Range: Flashing red light.
  • Description of Tower: Conical brick and stucco tower with red and white horizontal bands, white hexagonal lantern.
  • This light is operational!
  • Date Established: 1988
  • Date Present Tower Built: 1988
  • Current Use: Private aid to navigation, attraction in park.
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