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Daytona's Ponce Inlet Lighthouse makes a great one-tank trip

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Postby Weasel58 » Mon Jul 27, 2009 7:45 am


A nice article on Ponce Inlet from the Tampa Tribune

http://www2.tbo.com/content/2009/jul/27 ... e-ta/life/
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Postby ericlighthouse » Mon Jul 27, 2009 8:27 am


I agree nice article.
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Postby Grover1 » Mon Jul 27, 2009 12:16 pm


Best of all?

"The light comes on every night," proclaims Ellen Henry, museum curator for Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse Preservation Association.
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Postby CHUCKX53 » Mon Jul 27, 2009 1:39 pm


It would take me a "Many-Tank Trip" to be able to get down there.... =))

I know, I know....One of the Indianapolis stations here has "One-Tank Trips" feature as part of their news program.....It's just funny every time I hear it.... :lol:

Depends on the size of your Tank !!!!!!!!!!!
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Postby Weasel58 » Mon Jul 27, 2009 2:40 pm


Well from my office in Tampa to the lighthouse is 156 miles one way. That would be exactly 1 tank to go there and back as I usually get 310-320 miles to a tank. :cry:
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Postby Lighthouselin » Tue Jul 28, 2009 1:26 am


I wonder how many tanks it would take for me to get there. I would love to see Daytona's Ponce Inlet light. There are perhaps only about 2 lights that I would pass up a visit to and they would be more like little beacons on the end of piers.
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