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ALKI POINT LIGHT

State: WASHINGTON
Location: ELLIOTT BAY / PUGET SOUND
Nearest City: SEATTLE
County: KING
U.S.C.G. District: 13
Year Station Established: 1887


Alki Point Light
NPS photo by Candace Clifford, 1991
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1913
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1984
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: MASONRY
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/RED & BLACK TRIM
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL ATTACHED TO SIGNAL BLDG
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 37
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1913
  • Present Optic: VRB-25
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1998
  • Height of Focal Plane: 39
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
  • 2. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1913
  • Construction Materials:
  • Architectural Style: ATTACHED TO TOWER
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1887
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: WOOD FRAME
Other Structures: GARAGE, STORE ROOM (COAL BUILDING)

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/MUSEUM / COAST GUARD HOUSING

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? YES (Go to Lighthouses to Visit for access information)

Web Site:

National Register Status: DETERMINED ELIGIBLE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
FIRST LIGHT WAS BRASS KEROSENE LANTERN HUNG ON A POST ON THE SIDE OF A BARN



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