Scituate, Massachusetts, lightkeeper Bob Gallagher has installed a web cam in the tower of the Scituate Lighthouse. The view offers a live feed from the tower, looking north along the coast and Rebecca Road. According to an article on, more web cams offering different views of the coast and the harbor may be in the works.

Camera Link: Scituate Lighthouse Web Cam

Visit: Bob Gallagher’s Old Scituate Light blog The ocean tumbles in towards the rocky shores as tiny people dance in the waves, the sailboats and ships making horizontal lines in the distance.

It’s not the scene from a seascape bedroom window, but the view of a live camera feed placed in the tower of Scituate Light.

“I’ve wanted to do this from the minute we applied [to live in the house],” Scituate Lighthouse Keeper Bob Gallagher said as he toyed with the web cam from the office inside his home. “I thought, ‘What could I bring to the table that other people didn’t?’”

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