Built in 1888, Folly Lighthouse is a brick tower with lantern and gallery. The Tower is constructed of masonry and is fireproof. It flashes a white, solar powered light every 10 seconds is visible for 13 miles (21 km). The lighthouse marks the entrance to the East and West Harbour of Port Antonio. Drive to the end of Folly Peninsula and you will encounter Folly Point Lighthouse, which makes a good spot for a picnic as a garden surrounds it whilst it overlooks Monkey Island. The lighthouse is maintained by the Port Authority of Jamaica, an agency of the Ministry of Transport and Works.
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