Project Gurnet & Bug Light

Our Mission

is the restoration, preservation, and maintenance of both
The Plymouth Light Station and Duxbury Pier Light. We are
a non-profit organization that encourages public awareness
and support of these unique historic monuments
to our nautical past.

LEARN MORE

GurnetLight

Plymouth Light

Plymouth Light, along with a Keeper's cottage and Fort Andrew, is part of
Plymouth Light Station and is located 3.8 nautical miles northeast of
Plymouth, Massachusetts.

LEARN MORE

(aka "Gurnet Light")

bug-light-1920a

Duxbury Pier Light

Duxbury Pier Light was built in 1871 on the north side of the main channel
in Plymouth Harbor to mark the dangerous shoal off Saquish Head.

LEARN MORE

(aka "Bug Light")

The Keeper's Cottage

The Keeper's Cottage

The Keeper's Cottage, along with Plymouth Light and Fort Andrew, is part of
Plymouth Light Station and is located 3.8 nautical miles northeast of
Plymouth, Massachusetts.

LEARN MORE

keep the lights shining

Join Us for Spring Cleanup

Join us for our annual spring cleanup weekends and help us get these beautiful monuments ready for tours during the Opening of the Bay and for another beautiful summer on Duxbury Bay.

Rent the Keeper’s Cottage

Overlooking Plymouth and Cape Cod Bay, The Keeper’s Cottage is a beautiful 4 bedroom, 2 full bath house that can sleep 14. It also features more land than any comparable waterfront property.

Support Us

Support for PG&BL preservation efforts come from donations, renting  the Keeper’s Cottage and volunteers who have provided their time to help repair, restore and maintain the lighthouses and the Keeper’s Cottage.

To almost every man and woman there is something about a lighted beacon which suggests hope and trust and appeals to the better instincts of all mankind.

–  Edward Rowe Snow
Famous Lighthouses of New England, 1945

join us for a meeting

PG&BL’s monthly meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at the Kingsbury Club and Spa, located at 186 Summer Street, Kingston, MA. All are welcome!

If you are interested in joining us at a meeting, please email Dolly at dolly@buglight.org. The meeting is held upstairs at the Pub in a small room to the right of the bar.

most recent news