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.


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.


  • Historic Resources

Property Owner/Organization: 

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