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Fire Island Lighthouse Closed to the Public for 3 Weeks for Structural Testing

Posted on July 1, 2019 by admin in Fire Island News

The Fire Island Lighthouse was closed for 3 weeks this month, starting on June 3, to undergo structural testing to figure out the source of damage to the facility such as the deterioration of the exterior coating of the building and the high moisture problem inside the building. The $414,000 project involved the closing of […]

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Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society Hosts Annual Horseshoe Crab Education at Fire Island Lighthouse

Posted on June 5, 2019 by admin in Fire Island News

Earlier this month, families gathered at Fire Island Lighthouse for the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society’s annual Horseshoe Crab Program. Everyone from adults, parents and children, park rangers and volunteers attended this yearly event on May 18, which included an art contest for all ages, horseshoe crabs for attendees to interact with as well as […]

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National Park Service Announces Completion of Fire Island Lighthouse Terrace Repairs

Posted on August 3, 2017 by William J. Newman in Fire Island News

Repairs on the terrace attached to the Fire Island Lighthouse began in April, and the National Park Service has announced that they have been completed. The lighthouse’s terrace was damaged during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The $1.2 million project, completed by historic preservation specialists Ocean Construction LLC, received an additional $17,475 in funding from the Fire […]

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Renovations to Historic Fire Island Lighthouse Begin

Posted on May 4, 2017 by William J. Newman in Fire Island News

The National Park Service’s $1.2 million project to restore the historic Fire Island Lighthouse following damage from Superstorm Sandy is now underway, starting on Monday, April 17. The lighthouse won’t be closed during repairs by Ocean Construction LLC, although the front entrance will temporarily close during certain times during the renovation, during which visitors can […]

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