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Repairing Rondout

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Postby Grover1 » Tue Jun 23, 2009 4:14 am


From The Daily Freeman

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Postby Grover1 » Tue Aug 04, 2009 2:29 am


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"Because of its location on the water, it's very exposed to the weather," said city planner Suzanne Cahill, whose office oversees the project

From The Poughkeepsie Journal ... http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/arti ... 40319/1006

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Postby Grover1 » Mon Aug 10, 2009 9:04 am


From The Three Cheers column of The Poughkeepsie Journal ...

To the City of Kingston, which is awarding a contract for the restoration of the historic Rondout Lighthouse. Repairs may include the front porch or "portico" area, replacing rotten wooden window-casings and repainting the structure. The New York state Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation awarded an approximately $111,000 grant for the repairs. The city will match that, both with money from fundraising efforts and through a bond that has been authorized but not yet issued, said city planner Suzanne Cahill, whose office oversees the project. Eight windows will also be replaced; other windows will receive repair as needed.

"Overall I think the lighthouse is in very good condition," said Scott Dutton, the architect responsible for planning the restoration. "But like any structure, constant maintenance is required. Especially in a location that's exposed to the elements all the time," he said. A piece of local maritime history and part of the City of Kingston's heritage, the lighthouse was built from 1913-15 by the U.S. Coast Guard. It was lit for the fist time on Aug. 14, 1915, and automated in 1954. The Coast Guard transferred ownership to the City of Kingston in 2002. Boat trips to the lighthouse launch from the Hudson River Maritime Museum. For more information, visit the museum Web site at www.hrmm.org.
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Postby Grover1 » Mon Nov 09, 2009 3:36 am


Update ... From The Daily Freeman

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Postby Grover » Fri Jul 02, 2010 2:18 am


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