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California Department of Parks and Recreation requests $12.2 million for Pigeon Point Light Station A budget request for the California Department of Parks and Recreation was recently submitted to the State Legislature. Included in the request is $12.2 million for stabilization and rehabilitation of Pigeon Point Light Station near Pescadero. The tower has been closed… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week

Journals of Florida's Keeper Thomas Patrick O'Hagan · Uncategorized

Journals of Florida’s Keeper Thomas Patrick O’Hagan, Part 3

Thomas Patrick O’Hagan, Mosquito-Ponce Inlet Lighthouse’s second principal keeper (1893-1905), and principal keeper at Amelia Island Lighthouse (1905-1925), was stationed at many other U.S. Light House Service stations during his fifty year career. Two of his sons became keepers, and a third worked as a mate on USLHS tenders. O’Hagan has some fascinating stories to… Continue reading Journals of Florida’s Keeper Thomas Patrick O’Hagan, Part 3