Palmer Island Light Station – New Bedford

Year Founded: 1849

Currently Exists: Yes

Accessible to Public: Grounds are open but the lighthouse is only open by special arrangement with the city.

Visiting Hours: See Above

Address: Palmer’s Island, New Bedford Harbor

Past & Present

PICTURE BY: Past – Jeremy D’Entremont | Present – Jeremy D’Entremont

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