July 17, 2014
To All National Lighthouse Museum Supporters:
Senator Charles Schumer is proposing to have August 7th designated as National Lighthouse and Lighthouse Preservation Day.
Read the complete article from SILIVE here:
The National Lighthouse Museum Board of Trustees, Board of Advisors and FRIENDS will advocate, help preserve, and raise funds for establishing a National Lighthouse Museum at the old US Lighthouse “SUPER” Depot site on Staten Island, opening Building #11 in 2014 and continuing the fund raising efforts toward the expansion of the National Lighthouse Museum into Building #10 within 5 years, partnering with government agencies, non-profits, corporations, foundations and other organizations to promote and support historical, educational, cultural, recreational and other related activities at the site, while enhancing the historical significance and maritime heritage of lighthouses throughout our nation.
Opening the National Lighthouse Museum in Bldg. #11 by 2014, then focus upon fund raising to open the expanded National Lighthouse Museum, Bldg. # 10 within 3 years, in addition to supporting other maritime heritage site uses, benefiting the local community and the nation.
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