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Lighthouse Guidance

Questions about lighthouse preservation? Contact us! 

Nicholas Vann, AIA
State Historical Architect
(360) 586-3079

Grays Harbor Lighthouse, WestportWashington State features many historic lighthouses, but these unique and iconic structures have a great deal of preservation issues. Moisture management, cyclical maintenance, weather protection, structural stabilization, and public programming are all common issues. Below you will find a compilation of resources available to assist with lighthouse and light station preservation. Be sure to check out WISAARD to find all of the National Register eligible and listed lighthouses throughout the state!


NPS Historic Lighthouse Preservation Handbook (1997)

Caring for Lighthouse Buildings - Harrison Goodall

Washington Lighthouse Environmental Program