Tuna Point Lighthouse

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Tuna Point Lighthouse (Faro de Punta Tuna) is in the southeastern side of Puerto Rico. It was built between 1891 and 1893.

Tower Height: 49
Height of Focal Plane: 110
Description of Tower: White, octagonal stone tower on keeper's dwelling.

Operational? Yes
Other Buildings? Integral brick and stone keeper's dwelling.

Date Established: 1892
Date Present Tower Built: 1892
Date Automated: 1989
Optics: 1892: Third order Fresnel lens, now 190 mm optic.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.
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@ 2007-03-11 13:45:03
The Lighthouse has just undergone a very nice restoration. The grounds are now open to the public. No interior access though.