Saturday, April 12, 2014

Water Tower: Fort Fincastle Water Tower - Nassau, Bahamas

Fort Fincastle Water Tower
Nassau, Bahamas

GPS: N 25° 04.392 W 077° 20.285

Short Description:

The historic Fort Fincastle Water Tower is locate at the top of the Queen's Staircase on Bennett's Hill.

Long Description:

The Fort Fincastle Water Tower was declared a water landmark on May 3, 1993. A sign next to the tower is inscribed:

Bahamas Historical Site

The Water Tower

This tower was constructed in 1928 of reinforced concrete 
to supply water to the City of Nassau. The tower is 126 feet high and it
rises 216 feet above sea level. Atop the tower is a revolving white and 
green light visible to ships 20 miles out to sea. The tower is open to
the public from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. seven days a week. 

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