Dry Tortugas National Park begins a $4.5 million restoration of the Tortugas Harbor Lighthouse

KEY WEST, Fla. – The 144-year old Tortugas Harbor Lighthouse on historic Fort Jefferson is about to get a facelift. On October 19, Dry Tortugas National Park kicked off the $4.5 million project to restore and preserve the deteriorating lighthouse for the next 100-plus years.