• Maintaining a Landmark

    Posted on March 17th, 2017
    In February, the Lighthouse tower was carefully cleaned and repaired as recommended in a structural evaluation performed in May 2016. All exterior metalwork was painted after rust had been removed and repairs made. Windows in the lens room we

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  • Taking History to our High Schools

    Posted on December 6th, 2016
    On Friday, August 19, our Chautauqua lecture speaker, Hank Klibanoff, spoke to U.S. History and African American Studies classes at Glynn Academy and Brunswick High.  Mr. Klibanoff, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, presented programs about his w

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  • A Lighthouse Keepsake Comes Home

    Posted on September 19th, 2016
    The Society recently acquired an early 20th century plate.  The plate was imported from Germany by Jonroth Studios, the name used by an American importing company, John H. Roth & Co.  The company was founded in 1909 and imported china from Germ

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  • Museum Hack

    Posted on August 4th, 2016
    In June, our School Tour Docents participated in an all-day workshop facilitated by a consultant from the world-famous company, Museum Hack, designer of interactive, non-traditional museum tours.  During the session, the docents learned how to engag

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  • Keeper’s Dwelling Restoration

    Posted on August 4th, 2016
    The 2014 restoration of the Keeper’s Dwelling was documented and made into a wonderful video.  Please enjoy!

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  • The Oil House Gets A Makeover

    Posted on July 28th, 2016
    As part of the Keeper’s Dwelling restoration project in 2014, the historic Oil House was returned to its historic appearance.  Built in 1890, the building provided fire-proof storage space for the kerosene that fueled the lighthouse oil lamps.

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