This engaging and colorful guidebook brings alive the many lighthouses of the Sunshine State.
Some thirty Florida lighthouses guide ships south from the St. Marys River to the tip of the Keys, then north to Pensacola Bay. They comprise some of Florida's oldest and most historic structures and represent many diverse styles of architecture and daymarks. This new edition of the bestselling Guide to Florida Lighthouses has been updated with expanded profiles of the lighthouses, new travel information, more history, and recent photos.
Elinor DeWire has been researching and writing about lighthouses for more than forty years. She is the author of many books and articles about lighthouses and has received numerous awards for her work, including the Ben Franklin Book Award, the Coast Guard Book Award, the National League of Pen Women Award for Short Fiction, and the Coast Guard's Meritorious Public Service Award. She serves as the Education Chair for the U.S. Lighthouse Society. A retired teacher and college professor, DeWire lives in Connecticut.