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September Lens Tour

On Saturday, September 28, 2019 we will offer the last regularly scheduled tour of the brilliant 3rd order Fresnel lens for the season.  This is a splendid opportunity to visit the Lantern Room and the beautifully restored operational 3rd order

August Lens Tour

In recognition of National Lighthouse Day, on Saturday, August 10, 2019 we will offer a tour of our Lantern Room and its 3rd order Fresnel lens. On the seventh of August in 1789 Congress approved an act that provided for

June Lens Tour

To celebrate the 110th anniversary of the Lighthouse, on Saturday, June 8, 2019 we will offer tours of the brilliant 3rd order Fresnel lens.  The light was first lit on a June evening in 1909, by William Baumgartner, the Head

May Lens Tour

On Saturday, May 4, 2019 we offer tours of the brilliant 3rd order Fresnel lens.   With luck, we will also see the last of the gray whales migrating north, possibly including some mother-calf slowpokes. This is

Benefit Lens Tour in October

For Clayton Fire relief, this year we offer an additional lens tour on Saturday October 22, 2016. All proceeds from this lens tour will be used for the benefit of our neighbors in Lake County who have suffered from the