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Keepers Blog

 

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This is an exciting time to be a part of the National Lighthouse Museum in St. George, Staten Island. We are moving forward with contracts to renovate our new building and fabricating exciting exhibits that will be installed in the next few months. 

Please consider becoming a Lifetime Founding Member of the museum today. As a lifetime member, your name will be included on a Founder's Plaque that will be displayed in the museum in perpetuity. This limited opportunity to be recognized as being onboard at the beginning of our journey will soon end. Use the following link to become a Founding Member.

http://tinyurl.com/pktwbsp

There are also a few lighthouse models available for sponsorship for the Wall of Lights exhibit in the museum. Use the following link to access the list of models.

http://lighthousemuseum.org/about-us/788-2/

Contact Linda Dianto, Executive Director 855-NLM-SINY to select and complete your sponsorship.

The NLM Leadership Team is working hard to make this museum a reality, but we can’t do it without your help. Join us today!

Thanks and Best Regards,

John Arntzen, Chairman, NLM Membership Committee

Here is a link to the Crains New York article about the National Lighthouse Museum.

http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20140806/NONPROFITS/140809918/ahoy-lighthouse-museum-to-open-16-years-later#utm_source=Daily%20Alert&utm_medium=alert-html&utm_campaign=Newsletters

Here is a link to youtube story about Frank Schubert and the Coney Island Light.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kg8QYZQoXek

Here is a link to an article in the Staten Island Advance about the Senator Schumer's support of the Museum. 

http://www.silive.com/northshore/index.ssf/2014/07/sen_schumer_secure_full_approv.html

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The National Lighthouse Museum, a 16-year-old work-in-progress, acquired a rich gift of handmade tools, blueprints and decorative objects made by a master craftsman who worked on its St. George waterfront site more than a century ago.

The Italian-born Carlo Porazzi was the chief carpenter and metalworker for the supply depot of the National Lighthouse Service from 1901 to 1931. The complex just a few hundred feet from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, will house the museum, due to open late this fall.

The donated artifacts came from Arturo Porazzi, a grandson of the carpenter and a lifelong Shore Acres resident. As his family's unofficial archivist, Porazzi recently rediscovered the tools and other material in storage in his home.

Read the complete article here:

http://www.silive.com/entertainment/arts/index.ssf/2014/07/post_132.html

LighthouseMuseumSiteClick on the link below to read the SI Advance editorial of 2/13/14 regarding our museum.

http://www.silive.com/opinion/editorials/index.ssf/2014/02/it_wasnt_an_empty_promise_nati.html

FRIENDS of the National Lighthouse Museum meet the first Wednesday of the month. 

Next meeting –  Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 6:00pm

Seaman's Society for Children & Families

50 Bay St.,5th floor Penthouse, Staten Island, NY 10314

New members always welcome!

info@lighthousemuseum.org

855-NLM-SINY

The link below is an article on Newsle.com. Update: we're just $37,000 short of our goal!

http://newsle.com/article/0/108897953/

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The National Lighthouse Museum's efforts to open the museum was featured today in a news article in the Staten Island Advance by Stephanie Slepian .

Read more here:

http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2013/09/fundraising_for_staten_islands.html

 

July 2, 2013 – The National Lighthouse Museum’s efforts to open the museum site was featured on NY1 news.  Read all about it using the link below.

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http://statenisland.ny1.com/content/top_stories/184888/organizers-of-national-lighthouse-museum-make-renewed-push-to-open-in-st–george

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