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Apr 16, 2010 - Cape Meares

Today we headed to Cape Meares State Park. The park has three points of interest. The first is Oregon largest Sitka spruce tree. The tree is 144 feet tall with a circumference of 48feet and an average crown spread of 93 feet. It is estimated to be 750 to 800 years old. The second point of interest is the Cape Meares Lighthouse. The lighthouse was commissioned in 1890. The tower stands at only 38 feet high and therefore is the shortest lighthouse in Oregon. It is perched on a headland 200 feet above the sea. The lighthouse had been restored...

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