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Name: Lime Point Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Sausalito, California, United States

Location: Entrance to San Francisco Harbor. Adjacent to north anchorage of Golden Gate Bridge.


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Photo: NPS photo, Ralph Eshelman, 1997

Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Notes:
This was originally a fog signal station; a light was added in 1900. The light has now been transferred to a small post.

Tower Height: 20

Height of Focal Plane: 33

Description of Tower: White, square brick tower mounted on wall of fog signal building. The active light is now located on a post with a focal plane only 15 feet high.

This light is not operational

Other Buildings?
1883 masonry fog signal building. Keeper's house was razed c. 1961.

Date Established: 1883

Date Present Tower Built: 1900

Date Automated: 1961

Fog Signal: Originally dual whistles, now automated horn.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
Accessible via a short hike from the Fort Baker parking lot of the Golden Gate National Recreation area. Call (415) 561-4844, ext. 1, for information. Year-round access, free parking.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

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