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Point Wilson
Port Townsend, Washington

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Date Established: 1879
Date Present Tower Built: 1914
Date Automated: 1976
Height of Tower: 46 ft.
Height of Focal Plane: 51 ft.


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Open to Public?: Yes - Seasonal

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Point Wilson marks the west entrance into the Puget Sound. It is the turning point from the Strait of Juan de Fuca into Admiralty Inlet. Directions: From Highway 20 in Port Townsend, turn left on Kearney Street and when it ends turn right onto Blaine Street. From Blaine Street, turn left onto Walker Street, which will become Cherry Street. Follow Cherry Street 1.6 miles to Fort Worden where the road changes to Fort Worden Way. Enter Fort Worden and turn right on Eisenhower Avenue. When Eisenhower Avenue ends, turn left on Harbor Defense Way and follow it 0.8 miles to the Point Wilson Lighthouse

Submitted by: ncaskey Date posted: Mon Nov 6, 2006 Views: 1872