Lime Point Light, northern side of the Golden Gate Strait, near the north anchorage of the Golden Gate Bridge, California
Built in 1883.
LIME POINT LIGHT
Location: Entrance of the San Francisco Bay, adjacent to the north end of the Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, California
Station Established: 1883
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1900
Automated: YES 1961
Characteristics: Fixed White
Fog Signal: Steam boilers & whistles
Construction Materials: BRICK
Tower Shape: SQUARE BRICK TOWER MOUNTED ON THE WALL OF FOG SIGNAL BUILDING
Relationship to Other Structure: INTEGRAL
- This sight was originally a fog station established in 1883.
- A square brick tower was added to the fog signal building in 1900.
- The keeper’s house was razed in 1961 after the light was deactivated in 1961.
- The site is still an active aid to navigation. However the Coast Guard is considering deactivating the fog signal.
Researched and written by Melissa Buckler, a Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Light House Society volunteer.