You Never Know
Anyone and anything can show up at Scituate Light.
Each Easter sees a sunrise service set by the Lighthouse
Sunrise at the top of the Light
Google requested a photograph from the top of Scituate Light and this was the result.
Scituate Light at the turn of the Twentieth Century. Notice the skylight in the west wing of the Cottage
Stacey Hendrickson's rendering of the Light and Cottage in their original form.
The top of the ladder that gets you one step away from the lantern room. Today there is a camera in this window that offers a stellar view of Scituate Harbor.
From the National Archives comes this image of the Light in 1857.
The east most wing of the house encased in salt ice during February 2013.
The Town bought the Light from the Federal Government in 1916. This collection of documents includes the pen used by President Wilson to sign the bill.
The Bates fife - used by the Army of Two in September 1814.
In 1994 Scituate Light returned to service as a private aid to navigation. It had been dark for 134 years.
This telescope belonged to Joseph Bates, a younger brother of Rebecca and Abigail. Thanks to Virginia Bates Hale and Marjorie Bates Harrington, it is back at the Lighthouse.
Keeper Downton was photographed at the top of the Light following the "No Name" storm of 1991.
An early picture of the renovated kitchen after the Society began work.
The restoriation of the lantern room in the early 30's.
This is not a regular parking space.
Taking the wide view.
From this spot you might have watched the battle of the Chesapeake and the Shannon in which the battle cry, "Don't Give Up the Ship" originated.
Winter 2015 was a tough one on Cedar Point.
From 1907. Painter FC Yohn was commissioned by an insurance company and chose to make the Bates Sisters his heroes.
You live a good life at any other number, but you will a great life at 100 Lighthouse Road
One of the ironies of the Scituate Light is that the sign most often read rests where the outhouse once did.