Tillamook Rock Lighthouse Cannon Beach, Oregon
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Northern California and Oregon Coast Lighthouse Collection
Ten Lighthouse panels are printed from original paintings by Richard T. Lee.Panels are printed 8-1/2” x 11” on 200 thread count high quality cotton... washable and colorfast.
Tillamook Rock Lighthouse is built on a small rock island just off of Tillamook Head between Seaside and Cannon Beach. Original plans for a lighthouse 1000 feet above on Tillamook Head were changed when it was realized the the light would be obscured by fog. The little island was later chosen and the dangerously painstaking chore of building a lighthouse on the rock began. After many setbacks and accidents the light was finally lit in 1881. Duty at Tillamook Rock was dangerous with storms battering the lighthouse. She gained the nick name “Terrible Tilly”. The light was decommissioned in 1957.