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  Admirality Head Lighthouse, USA
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This lighthouse is Whidbey Island, Washington, USA. It is loctated at Ebey’s Landing National Historic Reserve and is now a museum. If you want to read more about this lighthouse, you can take a look at the following website
http://www.island.wsu.edu/lths/index.htm

This lighthouse dates back to1860, but the present tower was built in 1903. It was deactivated in 1922. The lantern from this lighthouse was transferred to the New Dungeness Lighthouse in 1927. The lighthouse station was used by the Army as a K-9 training site during World War II. The station was transfered to the State of Washington in 1950.

You can visit the museum in :
April and May, Thursday through Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
June through September: Wednesday through Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
October: Saturday & Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Holiday Hours: From Thanksgiving through Christmas, open weekends 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm . The admission is free.

Directions:
Fort Casey State Park and the lighthouse are on State Highway 20, three miles south of Coupeville on Whidbey Island, Island County. Whidbey Island can be accessed from three directions: 1) from the northeast on SR-20 via the Deception Pass Bridge, 2) from the south on SR-525 via the Clinton-Mukilteo Ferry, and 3) via the Keystone-Port Townsend Ferry from the Olympic Peninsula.

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  • Written Sep 30, 2002
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