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Eastern Lighthouse Keepers' Quarters

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Summary:
The easternmost lighthouse keeper quarters before a storm carried away its cistern with a brick base and wooden tank. Gutters and piping run from the roof to the tank for collecting rainwater. The Gulfside stairs were also destroyed in 1940s storms. A portion of the light tower, other water tanks, and the oil house is visible behind the building.
Title: Eastern Lighthouse Keepers' Quarters.
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Name(s): United States Coast Guard, Photographer.
Type of Resource: still image
Issuance: single unit
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 1 black and white photograph
Summary: The easternmost lighthouse keeper quarters before a storm carried away its cistern with a brick base and wooden tank. Gutters and piping run from the roof to the tank for collecting rainwater. The Gulfside stairs were also destroyed in 1940s storms. A portion of the light tower, other water tanks, and the oil house is visible behind the building.
Identifier: SW00001789 (IID), 50630 (digitool), fgcu:21886 (fedora)
Note(s): Originally digitized by Southwest Florida Library Network as part of the Digitizing Southwest Florida Heritage Project and PALMM Project, 2004 in collaboration with the Sanibel Public Library. Project was funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services.
Subject(s): Cisterns
Lighthouses
Lighthouse keepers
Sanibel Island (Fla.)--History
Sanibel (Fla.)
Captiva Island (Fla.)
Keeper Quarters
Sanibel Lighthouse
Held by: Sanibel Public Library, Sanibel Island, Florida
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/ic/SW00001789
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Host Institution: FGCU