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Press Release: St Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum Partners with Farm Share

2020-07-22T13:53:42-04:00July 21st, 2020|

The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum is proud to partner with Farm Share in hosting an event for St Johns County residents that will provide food to individuals and families in need on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. We will be distributing 42,000 pounds of food through drive-thru distribution in the parking lot of the Ponce de Leon Mall in front of Belk Department Store beginning at 9:00 am until 12:00 noon. To adhere [...]

GHOST PROFILES: Learn a little about our lighthouse ghosts in these fun Q&As

2020-09-23T10:41:05-04:00April 23rd, 2020|

Update (September 23, 2020): The Lighthouse has reopened, and the Dark of the Moon Tours have returned! The codes in this post will not work any longer, but please give us a call or visit us online to schedule your tickets for the Dark of the Moon Tour!! GHOST PROFILES: Learn a little about our lighthouse ghosts in these Q&As from the  St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum and Dark of the Moon Ghost Tours. [...]

Valentine Ideas at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum

2020-02-10T13:19:00-05:00February 10th, 2020|

SHOW YOUR LIGHTHOUSE LOVE! Help us continue to offer summer camp to children! Many of these students come from low-income, mostly single parent homes and attend Title I schools. YOUR GIFT MAKES THIS POSSIBLE. Give Here  BRICKS MAKE THE PERFECT VALENTINE GIFT! Order a brick now and receive a certificate to give your Valentine! ... There are many ways to leave a legacy at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum. Naming opportunities include purchasing a brick or paver, [...]

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum closed due to Mandatory Evacation Order

2019-09-01T15:17:42-04:00September 1st, 2019|

St. Johns County to Open Evacuation Shelters and Issue Mandatory Evacuation for Zones A and B St. Johns County, Fl – Due to intensified conditions of Hurricane Dorian, St. Johns County has issued mandatory evacuation orders effective for 8 a.m. on Monday, September 2 for Evacuation Zones A and B, which includes the entire City of St. Augustine, the City of St. Augustine Beach, and those living on waterfront property or in flood-prone areas. The [...]

New Florida License Plate features artist rendering of Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse – available Aug. 9

2019-07-23T12:40:55-04:00July 23rd, 2019|

This new Florida license plate depicting the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse will be available starting Aug. 8, 2019 at VisitOurLights.org or your local tag office. Funds raised go to the Florida Lighthouse Association, which aids in preservation and restoration of Florida’s 29 remaining historic lighthouses. Revenues assist in the saving and restoration of Florida’s beloved beacons JUPITER, FL – Images of Jupiter’s beloved, iconic Light are everywhere, and now a very special one is coming to [...]

St. Augustine Brewers Festival donates $9,400 to the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum

2019-06-21T12:18:54-04:00June 21st, 2019|

Organizers of the inaugural St. Augustine Brewers’ Festival presented a donation of $9,421.27 to the nonprofit St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum. The event was held on Saturday, May 11 at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park.  In addition to the donation to the lighthouse, Brewers’ Fest organizers also donated $1,000 to Keepers of the Coast, which provided a water refill station during the event. “We are thrilled to be selected as a beneficiary of [...]

Frequently Asked Questions by Lighthouse Visitors

2019-04-30T09:58:16-04:00April 30th, 2019|

Before You Visit Q. Can I climb the lighthouse? A. Yes, weather permitting, you can walk out on the observation deck and look into the lens room. For their safety, children must be at least 44 inches tall to climb. Q. Are there any restrictions to climbing? A. You must be at least 44 inches tall to go up to the top of the lighthouse. Children who are not tall enough to climb get in [...]

Dredge Florida Video Library

2019-02-07T08:41:27-05:00February 7th, 2019|

The following underwater video clips were all recorded on the wreck of the Florida since 2006: https://youtu.be/F65P1f8NQGw Massive jewfish or Goliath Grouper on the wreck of the dredge Florida. (00:08) https://youtu.be/RFiRu88OuSw Jewfish in the Dark (00:13) https://youtu.be/G8OFIpw0-ms LAMP diver Chuck Meide watches a jewfish (barely visible, can you spot it?) on the wreck of the Florida. (00:41) https://youtu.be/dg2LH0CRjoI Schools of small fish and diver on the wreck of the dredge Florida. (00:29) https://youtu.be/eyjKYKMrH1s https://youtu.be/_BlH3Z_R5TU Diver [...]

January 18-20: Super blood moon and total lunar eclipse

2019-01-10T15:29:41-05:00January 10th, 2019|

Eclipse 2019: A Super Blood Wolf Moon will appear between January 20 and 21 (Image: GETTY) Next total lunar eclipse won’t be until May 2021 The total lunar eclipse includes a super Moon where a full moon appears 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than usual! The full moon can be viewed throughout the weekend of January 18-20, with the lunar eclipse beginning the night of January 20. Ready to see the FULL MOON from the top of the tower at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum? Dark of [...]

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