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GRAYS HARBOR (WESTPORT) LIGHT

State: WASHINGTON
Location: S. ENTRANCE GRAYS HARBOR / POINT CHEHALIS
Nearest City: WESTPORT
County: GRAYS HARBOR
U.S.C.G. District: 13
Year Station Established: 1898


Grays Harbor (Westport) Light
NPS photo by Candace Clifford, 2000
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1898
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: SANDSTONE
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE TOWER WITH GREEN ROOF
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL PYRAMIDAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 107
  • Original Optic: THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1898
  • Present Optic: FA-251
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 123
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: ORIGINAL LENS STILL IN TOWER BUT NOT OPERATIONAL
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO (BURNED DOWN 1916)
  • Year Constructed: 1898
  • Construction Materials:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: DIAPHONE/ORIG. SIREN
Existing Keepers Quarters? NO (REMOVED)
  • Year Constructed:
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials:
Other Structures: 2 OIL HOUSES

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION / HISTORIC SITE

Owner/Manager: WESTPORT MARITIME MUSEUM

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

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #77001333
Name of Listing: GRAYS HARBOR LIGHT STATION
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous: TRANSFERRED TO THE WESTPORT MARITIME MUSEUM IN 2004 UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE NATIONAL HISTORIC LIGHTHOUSE PRESERVATION ACT.



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