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.
Point Pinos still has its original Fresnel lens, which was manufactured by Leturneau & Lapaute in Paris, France at a cost of $3810. The lens was then shipped "around the horn" (of South America) to San Francisco and brought overland to Point Pinos.
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.