There are several monuments and plaques located on Egmont Key to remember people that have made contributions to the island in some way or to note the historic status of the islands and its structures. Below are photos of the plaques and their location on the island.
This plaque commemorates the 150th anniversary of the second lighthouse. It is located near the lighthouse door.
This plaque establishes the lighthouse as Hillsborough County Historic Landmark. The entire island is on the National Register of Historic Places which includes the lighthouse. It is located next to the plaque above.
Sam Gibbons, WW2 veteran and Congressman was instrumental in creating the State Park on Egmont Key. His plaque is located near the Coast Guard Flagpole.
Bill Burkholder has been a longtime member of the Egmont Key Alliance and his plaque says it all. It is located on the northeast side of the lighthouse compound.
Jim Spangler is a longtime member of the Alliance and Past President. He has been involved with the erosion issue for many years. He is currently on the Board of Directors. This plaque is located near Battery Macintosh near the entrance.
This commemorative brick remembers the creation of the Egmont Key Alliance, the Citizen Support Organization for the State Park. It is located with other commemorative bricks near the Coast Guard flagpole on the north side.
The Egmont Key Alliance is a 501 (c) (3) Non-profit Corporation