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Ponce de Leon Light Station

Florida Historic Landmark

Ponce de Leon Light Station Florida historic landmark. Photo by Steven Martin / Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution/no derivative works).

Tallest Lighthouse in Florida

Just minutes south of Daytona Beach, Ponce de Leon Light Station and museum is a must-see historic landmark of Florida. First built in 1887, this is the tallest lighthouse in Florida, and third-tallest lighthouse in the United States. All Florida Landmarks

Visitors can climb the 203 steps to the top of the 175-foot brick tower (equivalent to 17 stories) and enjoy magnificent views from the lighthouse gallery deck. The Ponce de Leon Light Station is a working lighthouse that still warns passing ships of the strong currents and shifting sand bars of the nearby waters.