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Name: Tree Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Metlakatla, Alaska, United States

Location: Revillagigedo Channel, southeast Alaska, about six miles north of Canadian border.


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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Notes:
In 1969 the light was reduced to a minor aid and was relocated outside the lantern room. In July 1977 the optic was moved back inside the lantern room.

Tower Height: 66

Height of Focal Plane: 86

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 6 seconds.

Description of Tower: White concrete cylindrical tower attached to oil house.

Listed on the Lighthouse Digest Doomsday List of endangered lighthouses.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
Oil house integral to tower, 1.5 story Cape Cod style wood frame keeper's house.

Date Established: 1903

Date Present Tower Built: 1935

Optics: 1903: Fourth order Fresnel lens. A lens from Tree Point Light is at the Tongass Historical Museum, 629 Dock Street, Ketchikan, AK 99901, phone (907) 225-5600. 1969: 250mm optic; 1977: 300mm optic. Now VRB-25.

Fog Signal: Had air siren.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
Boat or float plane access only.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

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