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Harbor Light Landscaping -- good neighbor fence

$225 of $2,500 goal

Raised by 2 people in 2 months
They say: fences make good neighbors. We would like to add a fence and some landscaping at Harbor Light to provide a buffer from our tours to the neighbors.

After being shut down by years of legal issues, New London Maritime Society is happy thatNew London Harbor Lighthouse-- the tallest and oldest lighthouse on Long Island Sound -- is again open for public tours.
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Last week, as soon as we gave our first tour, the three neighbors brought new lawsuits against us. The claim is that our tours are disruptive.

37866802_1553014030916971_r.jpegLandscaping and a fence should make our tours less disagreeable to the neighbors.
We'd also like to make the property as beautiful as we can.

NLMS believes in the democracy of our historic sites.
You built the lighthouse, you've maintained it since 1761! With our help, we can keep this landmark accessible to the public.
We believe historic tourism is good for the City of New London.

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In my experience as an educator, nothing is more exciting for young people than visiting in the lantern of this lighthouse.

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Please help keep the tours going us donating to this campaign.      thank you, --NLMS


More information about New London Maritime Society (NLMS):
Located in downtown New London, a short walking distance from the City's railroad, bus & ferry transportation hub, the New London Maritime Society's Custom House Maritime Museum is open year-round.

​Telling the stories of New London's waterfront, the Custom House Maritime Museum  offers lighthouse tours and boat trips, an annual chowda'fest, artifacts relating to local lighthouses, US Customs and the Amistad, along with changing exhibitions and a great Museum Shop.

The Mission of the New London Maritime Society (NLMS) is to protect and preserve New London's U.S. Custom House, three area lighthouses, and Long Island Sound, and to promote,  interpret, and celebrate the rich maritime life & history of the port of New London and the surrounding region through museum exhibitions, educational programs, and preservation initiatives.
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$225 of $2,500 goal

Raised by 2 people in 2 months
Funds raised will benefit:
New London Maritime Society Inc
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New London, CT
EIN: 061086688
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