Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and Keepers of the North Head Lighthouse invite the public to attend the 114th anniversary of the North Head Lighthouse at Cape Disappointment State Park in Ilwaco. Saturday, May 19, 2012
The event commemorates the anniversary of the historic lighthouse with self-guided tours of the Lighthouse Keeper’s Residence, memories shared by those who lived at or cared for the lighthouse and live music by the Ilwaco High School Jazz Band. Refreshments will be available. The North Head gift shop will be open during the event. There will be raffles and prizes, the ticket proceeds support The Keepers of the North Head Lighthouse mission to restore and preserve the North Head Lighthouse.
You are welcome to tour the North Head Lighthouse and lantern room from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. as part of the anniversary celebration. Tours are $2.50 for adults and free for children 7 to 17. Children must be 7 years or older to tour the lighthouse.
Parking is limited at the North Head Lighthouse. Participants may park at the Cape Disappointment State Park campground store lot and take the transport van to the lighthouse. The Discover Pass is required to attend this event.
The Keepers of the North Head Lighthouse sponsor the 114th North Head Lighthouse anniversary. The Keepers of the North Head Lighthouse formed in 2009 to insure a steadfast vigil and sound legacy for the lighthouse. The Keepers promote awareness, raise publicity and are spearheading efforts to restore the North Head Lighthouse, which has been damaged from time and the harsh elements of the Pacific Coast.