Point Sherman Light
The old Point Sherman Light
|Year first constructed||1904 (first)|
|Year first lit||1981 (current)|
|Deactivated||reduced to minor light in 1917 and discontinued in 1932|
|Construction||wooden tower (first)|
|Tower shape||hexagonal prism tower (first)
lamppost with two day marker and light (current)
|Markings / pattern||white tower (first)|
|Height||42 feet (13 m) (first)
20 feet (6.1 m) (current)
|Original lens||Fresnel lens|
Tongass National Forest
Construction was completed in 1904 and the light was first lit on October 18, 1904. The original light was reduced to a minor light shortly before 1917. In 1932, the station was transferred to the Forest Service and replaced by a nearby buoy. A dayboard and a light were placed on the site of the original light in 1981.
- Point Sherman The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 8 June 2016
- Alaska Historic Light Station Information & Photography United States Coast Guard. Retrieved 8 June 2016
- United States Coast Guard
- "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: Alaska". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office.
- Lighthouse Friends — Point Sherman Lighthouse
- Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Alaska". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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