Lighthouse News


    On this page you will find the recent news of events concerning the Lighthouse and the Cameron Preservation Alliance. Check here often or better yet, become a member



    ***April 2018***

    The inaugural Gibbstown Bridge 5K will be held the morning of April 28. The 3.1 mile run/walk will feature sweeping views of the Cameron Prarie NWR and duck themed prizes. Proceeds will benefit the lighthouse.

    The sponsors of the run include Cameron LNG,

    For pictures and more information on the run, check out the Gibbstown Bridge 5K Facebook Page.

    ***December 2017***

    The "Save the Sabine Pass Lighthouse" license plate for Louisiana motorist was revealed on December 15. The plate will be available in 2018 and will cost $20 a year over the normal license fee. The $20 will be sent back to the lighthouse for stabilization and restoration.

    ***December 2017***

    A beautiful canvas painting donated by McPhail Fine Art of Southeast Texas was raffled on on December 15. The winner was Lynn Griffith of Johnson Bayou. For more information follow our FB page.



    ***November 2017***

    The Cameron Preservation Alliance has teamed up with the Cameron Masonic Lodge and the Fur Festival to provide a Cameron Parish Triple Crown to runners/walkers of the 3 parish running events. The Fur Fest 5K is in January, the Gibbstown Bridge 5K is in April, and the Lighthouse Run October.

    A virtual 10K run will be hosted through the month of November. Goods will ship out during the first week of December.

    ***October 2017***

    McNeese State University's Engineering Department has assigned a capstone/senior design project to 9 students. The project will explore ways to enclose and stabilize the tower. They will also design a museum, bridge, and wharf. The project will be overseen by several area firms. The project will conclude during May 2018.

    ***October 2017***

    The Cameron Preservation Alliance hosted the 2nd Annual Lighthouse Run on October 14, 2017 at Holly Beach. The beach run/walk was a fundraiser that raised neaar $7,000.

    The sponsors of the run include Cheniere, Delfin LNG, 20/20 Vision Clinic, Calcasieu Preservation Society, Targa Resources, MCP, Iberia Bank, Botsky’s Premium Hotdogs, Crying Eagle Brewing Company, House of Sole, McPhail Fine Art, The Cameron Parish Tourist Commission, Cameron Fishing Festival - Cameron Lions Club, Pickled Pelican Beach House, Harrington & Associates, and the Sulphur Garden Club in Memory of Will Farrar.

    For pictures and more information on the run, check out the Lighthouse Run Facebook Page.


    ***June 2017***

    House Bill 65 Sponsored by Representative Hensgens was signed by Governor Edwards to become ACT 125. This will create a Sabine Pass Lighthouse License Plate. The act becomes effective on 1/1/2018.

    ***October 2017***

    The Cameron Preservation Alliance hosted the Lighthouse Run on October 15, 2016 at Holly Beach. The beach run/walk was a fundraiser that raised $30,000. A portion of the funds have been used to analyze the mortar and bricks of the lighthouse to accurately find suitable replacements when the time comes.

    The sponsors of the run include Cheniere, Benton's Equipment and Construction, Bayou Construction, Targa Resources, MCP, Southern Bicycle Company, Botsky’s Premium Hotdogs, SWLA Tours, House of Sole, CCWard Photography, The Cameron Parish Tourist Commission, the Pavell/Domatti Family, and the Colligan Family, and the Dawson Family.

    For pictures and more information on the run, check out the Lighthouse Run Facebook Page.