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Name: Ediz Hook Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Port Angeles, Washington, United States

Location: East end of Ediz Hook, Strait of Juan de Fuca.

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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

The 1908 lighthouse at this location was demolished, and in 1946 the keeper's quarters was moved and became a private residence.

Tower Height: 63

Height of Focal Plane: 60

Characteristic and Range: One green flash and two white flashes, followed by 5 second darkness.

Description of Tower: Skeletal tower on top of Coast Guard air station hangar.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1865: Square tower on roof of keeper's house. 1908: Octagonal wooden tower on roof of keeper's house.

Date Established: 1865

Date Present Tower Built: 1936

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Ediz Hook is a long spit extending into Port Angeles Harbor. This site is part of an active Coast Guard station and is not open to the public. There is a Coast Guard museum at the station that includes lighthouse-related items.

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Keepers: George Smith (1865-?).


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