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This is an old lighthouse, now museum, that was built in 1855. The lighthouse was in service for 36 years, and while it is no longer functional, the NPS has refurbished the interior in its historic 1880s style. This is now Cabrillo National Monument. Point Loma also has a coast guard station, military cemetery, and a branch of the Navy Base located on it.

More information on the history of the lighthouse can be found here.

Short Walk: A short hike from the parking lot.

Family Friendly: This lighthouse is easily accessible, and kids will enjoy learning about the history of this gem.

Gem Type: Historic Site

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Isaac Bozeman

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