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NAME AND POSITION OF THE LIGHT-HOUSE AND LIGHT-STATION.
Cape Foulweather, on the westerly end of Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) Oregon

By whom described.
G.L. Gillespie Major of Engineers Light-House Engineer 13th District

Date of description,
July 1881

Distinguishing Character of light or lights.
Fixed White
Latitude of tower. 44.43. (30) Authority Light-House
Longitude of tower, 124.05. (00) List of 1881

PREMISES- A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF, EMBRACING—

Area of the entire site. 30 acres 17.86

Character of surface soil. Dark Clayey loam

Distance of tower from nearest high-water mark. Two hundred and fifty feet.

Enclosure to premises.
The entire site is enclosed by a fence running across the point of the cape from the South to the North shore.
The keepers dwelling is enclosed by a neat picket fence.

Wharf or Landing on premises. No wharf or landing on premises. A landing can be made with a boat, on the beach in smooth weather, but is usually dangerous.

Road to landing or wharf, character of, and distance from tower.
One fourth of a mile. No road, trail leads down the steep bluff to the beach.

Means by which the light-station may be reached.
By railroad to “Corvallis”, eighty miles, thence by stage to Newport sixty (60) miles to the Light House.

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