Pigeon Point Lighthouse Gold

blogpigeon Go west young men, there’s gold in ‘them’ Lighthouses!
The California State Parks Foundation needs $5 million to renovate Pigeon Point Lighthouse.
Perhaps, the Lighthouse will be restored using golden bricks.

On a serious note, the historic icon of the West Coast is endangered by a lack of funds and the San Mateo Journal reports the State Parks has slowly raised only $500,000. In addition, budget cuts will delay the engineering study to determine the necessary level of restoration for another year. In the meantime, the second-tallest Californian Lighthouse will be exposed to winter storms which may cause additional damage.

As noted in a previous post, Pigeon Point Lighthouse has been closed to the public for the past six years due to major structural damage.

blue_starMap Location:
For Map Directions, please visit Pigeon Point Lighthouse

Scheduled upcoming events:
September 8: Outdoor Festival celebrating the 25-year anniversary of the Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel. The Hostel provides economical private and shared accommodations in the restored lighthouse keeper’s homes.

November 17: The annual re-lighting ceremony of the First-order Fresnel lens from 6 to 8 pm.

Related Post:
Pigeon Point Lighthouse

Related News Story:
Pigeon Point fundraising slow moving

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About Debbie Dolphin

Lighthouse author and photographer living in New England

Posted on August 28, 2007, in Humor News and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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