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NELL’s last meeting was at Lake Sunapee, NH. We took a ride on the M/V Kearsarge to view Loon Island Light, Herrick Cove Light and Burkehaven Light. The next day we had a presentation by author Eric Jay Dolin about his book, “Brilliant Beacons, A History of the American Lighthouse”. For more information on Mr. Dolin’s book, please click here.
Thank you for your interest in NELL and visiting our website. If you like what you see here and would like to become a member of our organization, please click here for more information.
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NELL Preservation Check being presented to Dutch Island Lighthouse Society on November 7, 2021 at Fort Getty on Jamestown, RI. From left to right is Whit Hill; DILS, Craig Amerigian; DILS, Scott Chapin; DILS President, Henry Winkleman; NELL President, Arlene Winkleman; NELL Director-at-Large; Ron Foster; NELL Preservation Co-Chair, Marjie Johnston; DILS Treasurer, Wheaton Vaughn; DILS and Susan Dubowski; DILS.
The Dutch Island Lighthouse Society reached out to NELL for the grant by filling out the forms found on the NELL Website. This money is being used to purchase a used boat and motor for DILS. Currently they pay contractors to ferry materials out to their island lighthouse, something which they will soon be able to do on their own. This will enable them to save thousands of dollars which they can use to help restore Dutch Island Lighthouse. This is the second grant that NELL has given to DILS. Back in 2001 NELL provided $1,200 for the cost of a solid steel door for Dutch Island Lighthouse. Dutch Island Lighthouse can be seen in the background on the tip of Dutch Island.