Postcards from the Collection of Jack Whitmeyer
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Research Library
Object Type:
Anastasia Lighthouse. Postcard from Jack Whitmeyer Collection.
Collection Description:
Located on Anastsia Island off the coast of Florida, the St. Augustine Lighthouse was built in 1874 and remains active today.
Description of Photograph:
This lighthouse, with its black and white tower and red lamp, presents one of the most popular images of a lighthouse.
Background Information:
Lighthouses have been used for centuries to aid sailors in navigating dangerous waters. Many styles of lighthouse have developed over time, offering a variety of interesting stuctures. The United States has many notable lighhouses, some of which remain active today.
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