The Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum, accessible through NAS Pensacola on Pensacola Bay, recently celebrated its 160th anniversary. The day also marked the end of a four-year multimillion dollar restoration effort. Since the lighthouse was lit in 1859, the structure has survived cannon fire, two lightning strikes and the Great Charleston earthquake of 1886. The lighthouse was automated and no longer manned by the U.S. Coast Guard in 1965. The Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum, accessible through NAS Pensacola, is a 501(c) non-profit organization. For more information, visit the Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum website.
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