Admiralty Head Lighthouse under construction in 1903

The unfinished Admiralty Head Lighthouse on Whidbey Island in 1903.  Admiralty Head Lighthouse stands just above Fort Casey, three miles south of Coupeville. The first lighthouse on that site was built in 1861, then the current one was built in 1903. The lighthouse has not been in active use since 1922, but has been restored and now features historic information for tourists as well as a gift shop. 

Here you see the completed lighthouse on August 20, 1906, with the lighthouse keepers Charles and Delia Davis together with their dog. 

These images courtesy of the Island County Historical Society

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