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In the 17th century, phosphate was discovered several miles up the Peace River, and the mining and transport of this material through the port resulted in Congress appropriating $35,000 for the construction of a lighthouse at the southern tip of Gasparilla Island in 1888. We went to visit the Boca Grande lighthouse since lighthouses are one of my 'things'

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