Lighthouse Lecture Series - Mark Hancock

Lighthouse Lecture Series - Mark Hancock

Past Events

The Lighthouse Lecture Series presents Point Arena Lighthouse Executive Director Mark Hancock presenting "153 Years of Lighting the Way" on Saturday, August 19 at 5 p.m. in the Fog Signal Building Museum. This lecture will showcase the fascinating history and technology of the 153 year old Light Station, the three Lighthouse Towers that have been on the Station since it was established in 1869, the Light Keepers and their families, the light sources used to guide ships at sea, the geology of the Light Station peninsula and more. Admission is $5 per person and the lecture is scheduled to last about an hour, with Q&A at the end.

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Memorial Day through Labor Day

10am - 4:30pm

Rest of the year

10am - 3:30pm

Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas Days

Closed at 1 p.m. Christmas Eve

Admission Prices:

Site Visit Fee

Members and Children under 12


12 and over


Tower Tour (in addition to site visit fee)

6 and over



877-725-4448, ext. 1 or

707-882-2809, ext. 1



45500 Lighthouse Road

P. O. Box 11

Point Arena, CA 95468