Beverly's Hospital Point Light Station (1872)

Beverly's Hospital Point Light Station (1872)
Bayview Ave
Beverly, MA 01915

One of Beverly's most familiar landmarks, this lighthouse commands a spectacular view of Salem Sound, and 3 other lighthouses. An enduring monument to Beverly's nautical heritage, it is one of 5 Massachusetts lighthouses that still retains its original Fresnel lens.Named for a smallpox hospital built on the site, views of the lighthouse can be seen from Bayview Avenue in Beverly and Salem Willows in Salem.

Hours: 

Lighthouse closed to the public. Occasionally opens for special events, like Beverly Homecoming and Essex Heritage's Trails & Sails

Site Notes & Advisories: 

Active Coast Guard aid to navigation; home for the commander of the U.S. Coast Guard First District.

Categories: 

  • Historic Resources

Property Owner/Organization: 

U.S. Coast Guard
Essex Coastal Scenic Byway
Rail Trail
Rail Trail Trailhead