Engineering at Pigeon Point Light Station!

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This 1 hour program introduces you and your class to the history of Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park. Students will have the opportunity to become lighthouse engineers and design their own lighthouses. Students will learn about the technology and engineering that goes into building and operating a lighthouse. Students will make decisions about how to handle unique challenges faced by builders at Pigeon Point. Their choices will impact the effectiveness of their lighthouse. Will it stand up to the weather? Will it guide ships?

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