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People love lighthouses.  Whether it is the lifesaving nature of their work, the isolation, the bells, the height, or a combination of all of them, there is a steady stream of visitors to lighthouses wherever they are.  We've provided information about many of them, with links to those concerned with their preservation.  If you know of more, pass the word by e-mail to us, please  
 

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California
Crescent City
Battery Point Lighthouse Museum
577 H Street
Crescent CA 95531
Phone 
707 464-3089
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Lighthouse
Owner/Operator:  Del Norte County Historical Society

California
Mendocino
Point Cabrillo Light Station & Preserve
PO Box 641
Mendocino CA  85460
Phone 
707 937-0816
Web Site  http://www.mcn.org/1/pointcabrillo/
E-mail  ncia@mcn.org
Description  lighthouse, blacksmith shop located in 300 preserve
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Lighthouse
Era  1908

California
Pacific Grove
Point Pinos Lighthouse
End of Monterey Peninsula
Pacific Grove CA
Phone 
408 648-3116
Web Site  http://www.lhls.com/point.html
Description  Built 1855, fenced off & surrounded by a golf course - limited weekend hours
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Lighthouse
Owner/Operator:  Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History

California
Point Arena
Point Arena Lighthouse Keeper
45500 Lighthouse Road
PO Box 11
Point Arena CA 95468
Phone 707 882-2777
Web Site http://www.mcn.org/1/palight/
E-mail mailto:email palight@mcn.org
Alt Web http://www.rudyalicelighthouse.net/CalLts/PtArena/PtArena.htm
Description originally built in 1870, rebuilt tower after 1906 earthquake, still operating light with four keeper's houses
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Building Type Lighthouse
Owner/Operator: Pt Arena Lighthouse Keeper's Assoc
New or Updated: 05/18/2003

California
San Diego
Cabrillo National Monument
1800 Carbillo Memorial Drive
San Diego CA 92106
Phone
619 557-5450
Web Site
http://www.nps.gov/cabr/
E-mail mailto:CABR_Administration@nps.gov
Description site of discovery of San Diego Bay in 1542, holds 1854 Old Point Loma Lighthouse, offers whale watching & environmental programs
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Building Type Lighthouse
Nature of Group or Site Government
Research /Reading Library
Era 1854
New or Updated: 05/22/2003

 

  Connecticut
Guilford
Faulkner's Light Brigade
32 Church Street
PO Box 199
Guilford CT  06437
Phone 
203 453-8400
Web Site  http://www.lighthouse.cc/FLB/
E-mail  keeper@lighthouse.cc
Description  organization trying to save endangered lighthouse
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
Primary Focus  Preservation
Building Type  Lighthouse
Era  1802

Connecticut
Stonington
Old Lighthouse Museum
7 Water Street
mail: PO Box 103
Stonington CT  06378
Phone 
860 535-1440
Web Site  http://www.stoningtonhistory.org/light.htm
Description  stone lighthouse and keeper's house have been a local museum since 1927
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Lighthouse
Collection N-Z Pottery
Era  1840
Owner/Operator:  Stonington Historical Society

 
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