Alligator Reef Light

"Offshore, Indian Key, Florida"


Built: 1873

"This light is located four miles east of Indian Key and stands in 5 feet of water on Florida's Alligator Reef. The light is 136 feet above sea level in a black lantern room atop a white, skeletal tower. The small keeper's quarters are nestled within the framework of the octagonal tower."



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