EUROPA POINT LIGHTHOUSE

By 22/01/2019

1st August 1841

The Europa Point Lighthouse, also referred to as the Trinity Lighthouse at Europa Point was inaugurated in a brief ceremony witnessed by about 10,000 people.

 

The lighthouse first underwent construction in 1838. Sir Alexander George Woodford, Governor of Gibraltar from 1835 – 1842, set the first stone for the lighthouse’s foundation on 26 April 1838, with the aid of the Masonic Order of Gibraltar.

 

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Photo: Trinity Lighthouse 1879