Point Montara Light Station

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The Point Montara Light is a lighthouse in Montara, California, approximately 25 miles south of San Francisco. Point Montara Lighthouse was established in February 1875. It originally had a kerosene lantern, but was upgraded in 1912 to a fourth order Fresnel lens. The current tower was first erected in 1881 in Wellfleet, Massachusetts as the Mayo Beach Lighthouse. In 1925, the cast iron tower from the discontinued Mayo Beach Light was disassembled and moved to Yerba Buena. It was moved and rebuilt as the Point Montara Light station in 1928, where it stands today. The lighthouse is not open to the public, and is the site of a youth hostel sponsored by Hostelling International USA (part of Hostelling International).

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Official visitor map of Rancho Corral de Tierra in Golden Gate National Recreation Area (NRA) in California. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).Golden Gate - Rancho Corral de Tierra

Official visitor map of Rancho Corral de Tierra in Golden Gate National Recreation Area (NRA) in California. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Official visitor map of the Southern area of Golden Gate National Recreation Area (NRA) in California. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).Golden Gate - South

Official visitor map of the Southern area of Golden Gate National Recreation Area (NRA) in California. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Official visitor map of Golden Gate National Recreation Area (NRA) in California. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).Golden Gate - Overview

Official visitor map of Golden Gate National Recreation Area (NRA) in California. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Vintage 1957 USGS 1:250000 map of San Francisco in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).Vintage USGS - San Francisco - 1957

Vintage 1957 USGS 1:250000 map of San Francisco in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Vintage 1958 USGS 1:250000 map of Santa Rosa in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).Vintage USGS - Santa Rosa - 1958

Vintage 1958 USGS 1:250000 map of Santa Rosa in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

http://parks.ca.gov/listedresources/Detail/P205 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Point_Montara_Light The Point Montara Light is a lighthouse in Montara, California, approximately 25 miles south of San Francisco. Point Montara Lighthouse was established in February 1875. It originally had a kerosene lantern, but was upgraded in 1912 to a fourth order Fresnel lens. The current tower was first erected in 1881 in Wellfleet, Massachusetts as the Mayo Beach Lighthouse. In 1925, the cast iron tower from the discontinued Mayo Beach Light was disassembled and moved to Yerba Buena. It was moved and rebuilt as the Point Montara Light station in 1928, where it stands today. The lighthouse is not open to the public, and is the site of a youth hostel sponsored by Hostelling International USA (part of Hostelling International).

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