Mark Abbot Memorial Lighthouse, Santa Cruz, California

Mark Abbot Memorial Lighthouse, Lighthouse Point, Santa Cruz. This brick lighthouse constructed in 1967 is located on the bluff above Steamer Lane, Santa Cruz’ most famous surf break. Dedicated to the memory of Mark Abbot, a local surfer who drowned while surfing nearby, it has been home to the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum for the past three decades. Inside, you’ll find detailed exhibits covering the history of the local surf scene stretching back over 100 years. Entrance is free.

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