Keywest Lighthouse

The Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters was built in 1847 across from the Hemingway House. The tower is 90-foot tall, with 88 steps to the top.

The lighthouse is not by the water - it was placed here to ensure it did not topple over in a hurricane like its' predecessor did on Whitehead Point.

Next to the lighthouse is a Keeper's Quarters which is now a museum. Visitors can tour both the lighthouse and the quarters. The view from the top of the lighthouse is very nice and gives a bird's eye view of Key West.

The entrance sign for the exhibit The 90-foot tall Lighthouse The Keepers's Quarters
The entrance sign for the exhibit The 90-foot tall Lighthouse The Keepers's Quarters
An example glass light used Hemingway House across the street One of the air vents in the tower
An example glass light used Hemingway House across the street One of the air vents in the tower
Looking out one of the windows A view looking up the stairs A large banyan tree root area
Looking out one of the windows A view looking up the stairs A large banyan tree root area