Category Archives: Carrier Pigeon Point

John Vonderlin: Who Came Up with the Carrier Pigeon Point? I want to know…

Story by John Vonderlin Email John (  I had mentioned in an earlier posting that somebody, somewhere, had written that somebody had thought that the name for Pigeon Point might not originate from the wreck of the Carrier Pigeon on … Continue reading

Posted in Carrier Pigeon Point, John Vonderlin | Tagged , | Comments Off

…The Story of Pigeon Point: The Carrier Pigeon

[Note: I wrote this in 1977] When the ship Carrier Pigeon vanished into a thick blanket of fog somewhere near Point Ano Nuevo in 1853, Captain Azariah Doane desperately sought to determine his bearings. Captain Doane little realized then that … Continue reading

Posted in Carrier Pigeon Point, Pigeon Point Lighthouse | Comments Off