Located at the northern end of Mt. Hope Bay, Somerset, Massachusetts, Borden Flats Lighthouse, circa 1881, still shines brightly in all her glory, and is available for overnight stays to experience the role of an historic Lighthouse Keeper, through our Light Keepers Overnight Educational Program.
Our Light Keepers Program offers the public the ability to take part in a one-of-a-kind overnight experience, living the role of a 19th century Lighthouse Keeper. Our Lighthouse is comfortably equipped with touches of modern day such as solar electricity and an updated kitchen and bathroom, but the rest of the lighthouse experience remains true to the history of lighthouses past. As an honorary Light Keeper, you're welcomed to relax and unwind, or when needed, assist with upkeep, and leave your lasting touch on this historic treasure.
With your role as an honorary Lighthouse Keeper, you will have the ability to become a living part of history in one of America's only offshore "sparkplug" lighthouses that is fully restored and available to the public for a truly unique overnight experience.
Your Keeper stay serves as your contribution to the ongoing preservation of this historic landmark, which is proudly listed on the National Registry of Historic Places by the National Park Service.
As a friendly reminder, the Lighthouse is privately owned and operated, and is not like a typical hotel or B&B operation, so please plan your stay with this in mind.
We truly hope you enjoy and treat her as if she were your own piece of priceless history.
We look forward to seeing you!
Our Borden Flats Light Keepers Overnight Educational Program launches from
Borden Light Marina, 1 Ferry Street Fall River, MA
Borden Flats Light has been featured in several tourism magazines, books and local & national television programs!
Borden Flats Circa 1901
Become a part of history and experience the life of
a 19th century light keeper!