Alki Point Lighthouse

Alki Point, Seattle, WA

37 foot tall lighthouse and fog signal building erected in 1913

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Alki Point Lighthouse

Photo taken by Richard Doody in1997

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Description 

Alki Point Lighthouse is a 37-foot tall octagonal brick tower with lantern and gallery, attached to a 1-story brick fog signal building built in 1913. The tower held a fourth order Fresnel lens that was visible at no less than 12 miles). The original Fresnel lens was replaced by a modern optic device in 1962. The station was automated in 1984.

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2018: Added by Richard Doody

Sources 

  • Richard Doody