Sheltering Crown

Sheltering Crown (HM2GYZ)

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N 32° 1.633', W 80° 53.552'

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Fort Pulaski National Monument

This is the historic cupola that topped the Cockspur Island Lighthouse. The cupola protected the powerful Fresnel lens at the top of the lighthouse tower. In 1995, preservation staff discovered several structural cracks in the cupola and removed it from the lighthouse. A reproduction cupola now crowns the historic lighthouse.
Since 1958, the Cockspur Lighthouse has been cared for by the National Park Service as part of Fort Pulaski National Monument.
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HM NumberHM2GYZ
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Placed ByNational Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
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Date Added Monday, May 20th, 2019 at 11:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 510147 N 3543457
Decimal Degrees32.02721667, -80.89253333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 1.633', W 80° 53.552'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 1' 37.98" N, 80° 53' 33.12" W
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