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MUKILTEO LIGHT

State: WASHINGTON
Location: E. SIDE POSSESSION SOUND
Nearest City: MUKILTEO
County: SNOHOMISH
U.S.C.G. District: 13
Year Station Established: 1906


Mukilteo Light
Photo courtesy Mukilteo Historical Society
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1906
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1979
  • Foundation Materials: WOOD
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/RED ROOF
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL ATTACHED TO FOG SIGNAL BD
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 30
  • Original Optic: FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1906
  • Present Optic: FOURTH ORDER FRESNEL
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1927
  • Height of Focal Plane: 33
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: MUKILTEO HISTORICAL SOCIETY HAS ACQUIRED AND PUT ON DISPLAY FOURTH ORDER LENS USED AT THE DESDEMONA LIGHTHOUSE
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1905
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Architectural Style: VICTORIAN
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/ORIG. DABOLL TRUMPET
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1905
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: WOOD FRAME
Other Structures: 2ND KEEPERS DWELLING (IDENTICAL TO PRINCIPAL KEEPERS), OIL HOUSE, GARAGE

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/MUSEUM (UNDER RESTORATION)

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD LEASE TO CITY OF MUKILTEO / MUKILTEO HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #77001360
Name of Listing: MUKILTEO LIGHT STATION
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
TRANSFER OF TOWER TO CITY OF MUKILTEO IN PROCESS DURING 1999



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