by General James Oglethorpe, Governor of the 13th colony, in 1732, the
Tybee Island Light Station has been guiding mariners safe entrance into
the Savannah River for over 270 years. The Tybee Island Light Station
is one of America's most intact having all of its historic support buildings
on its five-acre site. Rebuilt several times the current lightstation
displays its 1916 day mark with 178 stairs and a First Order Fresnel
lens (nine feet tall).
the watchful eye of Light Station Keeper Cullen Chambers and his staff,
The Tybee Island Light Station stands as one of North America's most
beautifully renovated Light Stations. A must see for everyone.
First Tybee Lighthouse
Second Tybee Lighthouse
Third Tybee Lighthouse
Fourth Tybee Lighthouse
on a lighthouse above, to view a photograph of the lighthouse with the
Day Mark of your choice.