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HISTORY OF LIGHTHOUSES

The first lighthouse in America was Boston Light on Little Brewster Island (1716). The original tower was destroyed by the British during the evacuation of Boston and eventually reconstructed in 1784. The oldest existing lighthouse in America is Sandy Hook Lighthouse, NJ (1764), which is still in operation. By the end of the 19th century, the United States with its long coastlines had the most lighthouses of any nation. Lighthouse keepers were needed to trim the wicks, replenish fuel, wind clockworks and perform maintenance tasks such as cleaning lenses and windows. The last manned lighthouse built in the U.S. was the Charleston Light constructed in 1962.


Lighthouses in Washington

Washington State Lighthouse Information & Lighthouse Pictures
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Admiralty Head Lighthouse, Whidbey Island
Alki Point Lighthouse, West Seattle
Browns Point Lighthouse, Browns Point
Burrows Island Lighthouse, Anacortes
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse
Cape Flattery Lighthouse, Neah Bay
Cattle Point Lighthouse, San Juan Island
Destruction Island Lighthouse
Dofflemyer Point Lighthouse
Ediz Hook Lighthouse
Grays Harbor Lighthouse, Westport
Lime Kiln Lighthouse, San Juan Island
Marrowstone Lighthouse, Fort Flagler
Mukilteo Lighthouse, Mukilteo
New Dungeness Lighthouse, Sequim
North Head Lighthouse, Ilwaco
Patos Island Lighthouse, San Juan Islands
Point No Point Lighthouse, Hansville
Point Roberts Lighthouse, Point Roberts
Point Robinson Lighthouse, Vashon Island
Point Wilson Lighthouse, Port Townsend
Semiahmoo Point Lighthouse, Port Blaine
Slip Point Lighthouse, Clallam Bay
Turn Point Lighthouse,
West Point Lighthouse, Seattle



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