IMPORTANT UPDATE: St Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum Tour /Lunch
Time & Location
About the Event
UPDATE: Tour admission FREE to Navy League members and their guests. Our tour group will carpool departing from the USO Parking lot located just outside the NAS Jacksonville Main Gate (6801 Roosevelt Blvd) at 8:30a.m. Tour length - approximately 2 hours.
Our custom group tour will be narrated by Mr Chuck Meide, Director St. Augustine Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program (LAMP) Division with the focus on the importance of our sea services during OPERATION DRUMBEAT. Exhibits cover from Pearl Harbor to Operation Drumbeat.
Discover St. Augustine's rich maritime history at the site of Florida's first lighthouse. Explore exhibits in the restored keepers' house about the Coast Guard in WWII, St. Augustine, shipwrecks, and the lives of the keepers and their families. Climb 219 steps to the top of the 165-foot tower for breathtaking views of historic downtown St. Augustine, the beaches, and the Nation's Oldest Port. Time to shop in the museum store for unique lighthouse and maritime gifts.
No-host lunch to follow at Ford's Garage Restaurant - 550 Outlet Mall Boulevard, Suite 200, St. Augustine, FL 32084