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POINT ROBINSON LIGHT

State: WASHINGTON
Location: EAST END MAURY ISLAND / PUGET SOUND
Nearest City: VASHON ISLAND
County: KING
U.S.C.G. District: 13
Year Station Established: 1885



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1915
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1978
  • Foundation Materials: MASONRY
  • Construction Materials: MASONRY/CONCRETE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/RED ROOF & GREEN TRIM
  • Shape: SQUARE ATTACHED TO FOG SIG BLDG.
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1915
  • Present Optic: FIFTH ORDER
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 40
  • 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: 1885
  • Construction Materials: ATTACHED TO TOWER
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/ORIG. STEAM WHISTLE
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1915
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: WOOD FRAME
Other Structures: ASST. KEEPERS, COAL SHED/OIL HOUSE, EQUIPMENT HOUSE, GARAGE (CA. 1930S), PAD OF BOATHOUSE, MARINE RAILWAY

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/PARK HOUSING

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD LEASE TO VASHON ISLAND PARK DISTRICT

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:
STARTED AS A FOG SIGNAL STATION ESTABLISHED IN 1885



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