The Cambrian

Special lighthouse tour on Saturday

The Piedras Blancas Light Station offers a special “Peek at the Past” tour Saturday, Aug. 4, in celebration of National Lighthouse Day.

Guides and assistants will be dressed in period attire for the special tour. There will be historical enactments, giving visitors a glimpse of life at the light station in the 1890s.

The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6 through 17, and free for ages 5 and under.

The lighthouse, completed in 1875, is 15 miles north of Cambria, just west of Highway 1.

Tour participants are to meet at the former

Piedras Blancas Motel, 7.2 miles north of Hearst Castle and just north of the lighthouse, at 9:45 a.m. —Kathe Tanner