*Although the lighthouse wasn't completed until 1855, Charles Layton was employed by the US Lighthouse Service to oversee its construction beginning in 1853.
Help restore the lighthouse!
Your tax-deductible donation is applied 100% toward restoration materials.
There were two female lighthouse keepers, Emily Fish and Charlotte Layton. Mrs. Layton got the job when her husband Charles died. She later remarried and her new husband, George Harris, became the new lighthouse keeper.
90 Asilomar Avenue (near Lighthouse Ave.) Pacific Grove, CA, 93950
The Point Pinos Lighthouse in Pacific Grove, California, is maintained by an all-volunteer staff of restoration experts, docents, and historians. As with all active lighthouses and aids to navigation, the actual electric light itself is maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard.