Please help us restore the Point Pinos Lighthouse. Your generous donation will help keep this valuable piece of history alive for years to come. Donations will be used to purchase needed supplies and services for restoration efforts, as described elsewhere.
Donations to the lighthouse can be made through the Heritage Society of Pacific Grove, a non-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. The Heritage Society tax identification number is 94-2346852.
Past donors have contributed significantly to the lighthouse's current state of restoration and continuing maintenance. They include:
We deeply appreciate their support and acknowledge their generosity.
Donations can be made in the name of individuals, families, companies, or anonymously. Please let us know if you have a specific restoration project you wish your donation to be directed to.
The link below directs you to a secure (PayPal) website.
Alternatively, checks can be mailed to the address below. Please be sure to indicate on the check the donation is for lighthouse restoration.
All donors will receive a written confirmation for their personal records.
During World War II, the Point Pinos Lighthouse served as the headquarters for a Beach Patrol, charged with watching for invading submarines. During the winter of 1941-42 local residents standing on the beach could see a Japanese submarine attack a tanker in Monterey Bay.
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.