Battery Point Lighthouse was first lit in 1856 byFor travelers who use our world travel planner, Crescent City holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Battery Point Lighthouse and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
The first official keeper Theophilis Magruder.
The Crescent City Lighthouse was automated in 1953, and a modern 375mm lens replaced the original fourth-order Fresnel lens. After automation, the Del Norte Historical Society leased the lighthouse. The lighthouse eventually became home to a museum and curators and is open for tours.
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We did a quick detour to check out the lighthouse while we drove thru Crescent city. We were able to walk up to the lighthouse but didn’t get too close since we didn’t want to disturb the staff... more »
Love to walk up during low tide! The view from there is amazing! Don’t forget to take a picture or 50. This lighthouse is very photogenic. 😉 more »
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