The lighthouse is on the National Register of Historic Places, and was originally activated atop the lighthouse keeper's building in December 1879, and then moved to its current position in 1913. At 51 feet, Point Wilson Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse in Puget Sound. From the main viewpoint the keeper's house is in the forefront. I would have liked to get just the lighthouse, but It would have taken a hike past some fences to get around to the other side. Though sunny, the day was cold and windy, and we didn't want to be outside for long!
We did hike down to the beach behind the lighthouse. These are our dear friends, with their new hairdos arranged by the wind. Puget Sound is incredibly beautiful in any weather. We agreed, we could live there! Of course, we have an excuse to visit often with these special folks to show us around!