Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966

Historic lighthouse repair hits milestone

 

July 28, 2022

Max Graham

The Eldred Rock Lighthouse sits atop a two-acre, weather-worn island in the middle of Lynn Canal. A group of volunteers and contractors have made significant headway restoring the national historic site, Alaska's oldest still-standing lighthouse.

The Eldred Rock Lighthouse  - a ghostly white structure on a tiny wind-beaten outcrop in the middle of the Lynn Canal - for the last 50 years has stood empty.

This month that changed.

A group of volunteers marked a milestone as they slept for...



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