Tuesday, December 7, 2010

ALF’s Cape Cod Chapter Keeps a Steady Watch at Race Point Light Station

Photo by Bob Trapani, Jr.

There are times when lighthouse preservation efforts exhibit such consistency and success that we tend not to readily notice their uncommon dedication and steady achievements as time passes.

As the year 2010 comes to a close, one project within the American Lighthouse Foundation that exemplifies this notion is Race Point Light Station.

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Coast Guard Auxiliary Spreads Holiday Cheer at Hospital Point

Seen in front of Hospital Point Lighthouse in Beverly, Massachusetts, in this photo are members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary North Shore Division Lighthouse Team, just after they raised the holiday wreath on the lighthouse tower. (Photo by Barbara McGowan.)

"This is an annual tradition that takes place the Saturday after Thanksgiving and we all look forward to it," says Philip Karwowski of the USCG Auxiliary.

Hospital Point Light Station serves as the home of the commander of the First Coast Guard District, currently Rear Admiral Daniel A. Neptun.