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Sand Island Lighthouse
Fort Morgan, Alabama
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Updated in February 2012
Name: Sand Island Lighthouse
Nearest City: Fort Morgan, Alabama
Location: 3 miles south of Dauphin Island
Body of water: Mobile Bay & Gulf of Mexico
Style of lighthouse: Conical
Lens & Location: 2nd Order Fresnel Lens is in the Fort Morgan Museum
Other Lens:
Lighthouse Website:
Organizations: Alabama Lighthouse Association
Groups to join:
Owned by: Town of Dauphin Island
Managed by: Sand Island Lighthouse Preservation Group, Inc.
National Register of Historic Places: Since November 12, 1975
Do the grounds have lodging: No
Web Cams: No
On a license plate: No
On a USPS Stamp: Yes, in 2009 on a .44¢
Haunted: No

Other Lighthouse Information:
The Sand Island lighthouse is a sister to the Morris Island lighthouse, near Charleston, SC. The Sand Island lighthouse was on a narrow strip of land that was once 400 acres. As the years went by, the land around Sand Island light slowly eroded away. The extensive restoration of the island was completed in the fall of 2011. To visit the lighthouse maybe charter a boat with Action Outdoors or Captain Jim Hall.



The Lighthouse Hunters Experience:
We haven't seen this lighthouse yet because the trip we booked with Captain Jim Hall in March 2004 got cancelled due to the high winds over several days. So close.




Photographed it: Not yet

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Latitude: 30.18757 Longitude: -88.05079

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