March 27, 2015

Point Vicente Light

Rancho Palos Verdes, California

lighthouse on cliff

Point Vicente Lighthouse

"The site was explored by Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo on Oct. 9, 1542, and named Pointe Vicente Bante Maria by Captain George Vancouver in 1793. Placed in service by the U.S. Lighthouse Service on May 1, 1926, it was renamed Point Vicente by the Pacific Geographical Society in 1933. Operation was transferred to the U.S. Coast Guard in 1939. Radio distress monitoring capability was added in 1942."


  1. Yikes! How close to the edge were you for that first [gorgeous] shot?

  2. oooh my...gorgeous shots..What a lovely view..

  3. Wow, great photos and wonderful post. I'm a little over an hour drive from this location. Never been, but it's been on my to-do list for a while. Thanks for the reminder!!

  4. Wow - just lovely!

  5. Amazing...the sunset is beautiful.


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