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The history of the lighthouse gardens


Last updated 5/1/2019 at Noon

2001, before the planting.

When Mukilteo Historical Society (MHS) volunteers weed the gardens at the Mukilteo lighthouse, they always receive compliments and thanks. The flowerbeds are well known for their beauty because the community of gardeners over the years put much thought, planning and hard work into them. The community gathers there for celebrations, including weddings and proms, with photographers capturing this backdrop for the happy couples. This wasn’t always so and came about by accident.

When the lighthouse was owned by the United States Coast Guard, the flower beds were filled with red rock, as a lo...

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