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Old Field Point Lighthouse, built in 1868, added to the National Register of Historic Places

Village trustee members say the historic distinction will help to restore the lighthouse with grants and charitable and funds.

News 12 Staff

Feb 2, 2024, 11:18 PM

Updated 140 days ago

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The Old Field Point Lighthouse in the Village of Old Field will be undergoing a multimillion dollar makeover.
The Long Island lighthouse was added to the state and national Registers of Historic Places.
"What that means is we will be able submit applications for grants that will help restore the lighthouse," says Village Trustee Rebecca Van Der Bogart.
Village officials say the estimated cost of the renovation is upwards of $2 million.
"We are at a critical point right now trying to raise funds from both grants as well as campaigns. We are looking at a lot of assistance," says Mayor Tom Gulbransen.
Village trustees hope to start renovations on the lighthouse sometime this year.


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