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COVID-19 and Lighthouse Operations

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, access to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station is limited to essential personnel. Tours of the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse and other visitor locations have been suspended. You can visit the 45 Space Wing COVID-19 information … Continue reading

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Jim Underwood – President CCLF

Polishing the Brass With the advent of the Space Age and the incredible advances in technology that has accompanied these past few years, it is most difficult to imagine the painstaking labor and meticulous attention to time, weather and survival … Continue reading

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March 2020 Newsletter

The latest edition of the Canaveral Beacon is available now. It includes a picture and an article about the Cape Canaveral 1st Order Fresnel lens on display at the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. Also included is an article about our Cape … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Tours

Canaveral Lighthouse Tours is now conducting weekly excursions in small groups to tour the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse and historic spaceflight launch complexes. Tours are offered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month. You can … Continue reading

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Annual Foundation Sponsorship

Are you or your organization interested in being a Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation sponsor? You can find more information on our Lighthouse Foundation Sponsorship page. It includes a sponsorship letter from Foundation President Jim Underwood, and the Annual Sponsorship Form … Continue reading

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First Keeper’s Cottage Funded

On October 10th, 2017 the Brevard County Commissioners approved the Tourism Development Council recommendation to fund $500,000.00 for construction of the first Keeper’s Cottage for the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse. Restoration of the Keeper’s Cottages has been a fundamental goal of … Continue reading

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Florida Lighthouse Association (FLA)

A Few Words about the Florida Lighthouse Association (FLA) Bob Merrilees Former President, Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation The Florida Lighthouse Association is a nonprofit group of citizen activists dedicated to the preservation of the 30 remaining historic lighthouses that line … Continue reading

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