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LIME KILN LIGHT

State: WASHINGTON
Location: DEAD MANS BAY / SAN JUAN ISLAND
Nearest City: FRIDAY HARBOR
County: SAN JUAN
U.S.C.G. District: 13
Year Station Established: 1914


Lime Kiln Light
NPS photo by Candace Clifford, 1991
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1919
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1962
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: CONCRETE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/RED ROOF
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL ON SOUND SIGNAL BUILDING
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 38
  • Original Optic: 375 MM
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: VRB 25
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1998
  • Height of Focal Plane: 55
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1919
  • Construction Materials: CONCRETE
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL TO TOWER
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1914
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures: 2ND KEEPERS, CISTERN, 3 STORAGE BUILDINGS

Current Use: TOWER IS WHALE RESEARCH LAB; KEEPERS ARE PARK HOUSING

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD LEASE TO STATE OF WASHINGTON DEPT OF PARKS & RECREATION

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

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #78002771
Name of Listing: SAN JUAN ISLAND, LIME KILN LIGHT STATION
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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