Welcome To Goose Rocks Lighthouse!
Beacon Preservation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of lighthouses and their environments for educational, cultural, recreational, and historical preservation purposes. Our mission is to ensure that communities, civic organizations, and educational and research institutions are able to enjoy access to these important icons of nautical history.
Group of donors wins bid to buy New Haven lighthouse to be used for education, including SCSU program
By Ed Stannard, New Haven Register
"The Southwest Ledge Lighthouse, a three-story square structure built in 1877, still shines its light from the end of a breakwater looking out over the harbor, although it's been automated since the 1970s."
"Green Light Academy will work closely with the Werth Center for Coastal and Marine Studies at Southern ... with both benefiting from the lighthouse." [Read the full article here]
Who Owns America's Lighthouses?
By Virginia Sole-Smith | photographs by William Abranowicz
"...It's a feeling that Casey Jordan, owner of Goose Rocks Lighthouse in the Fox Island Thoroughfare just off the coast of Maine, knows well. "There's some- thing extremely special about being in a lighthouse that's completely surrounded by water," she says. "It's a magical experience..." [ more ]
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