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Postby Grover1 » Sat Oct 17, 2009 2:34 am


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Postby CHUCKX53 » Sat Oct 17, 2009 4:39 am


OK ---First, The structure doesn't look in very great condition....

Second --- Put up a memorial to what has been torn down ??

Third --- How does Poison Ivy "Damage A Site" ????
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Postby LighthouseNews » Sat Oct 17, 2009 6:27 am


Chuck, would you want to wander around in an area covered in poison ivy?? Heehee, not me. They should do what the town of Andover, Mass. has done. Use goats. Goats eat poison ivy, along with everything else. Story at the Boston Globe. Plus it's not costing the town anything. :yay:

Let's see. Kittery acquired it in the 1980s and nothing has been done to it except to let it sit and rot. So very typical. And so very sad. Another piece of history to be lost. :cry:
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Postby CHUCKX53 » Sat Oct 17, 2009 3:00 pm


From the summers when I was small until I was 21, I got cases of Poison Ivy each and every summer, a few of those extremely nasty....But since 1974, I haven't had it since....I can walk through the stuff now and never get the slightest itch.....

I fail to see how a natural growing small plant can "Damage" a site...Especially, like you said, when there is a simple remedy....

And why bother to erect a memorial when obviously no one will take care of that, either....

I realize they don't have the funds, but it appears they just let the building set there for 25+ years with minimal or no maintaince....What did anyone expect that would happen..??

And so the answer to all this neglect is to destroy history....Ach….. :x
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Postby ericlighthouse » Tue Oct 20, 2009 9:55 am


It looks in better shape than the Currituck Lighthouse Keepers House did before restoration.
Has anyone ask for donations??? Even with the economy the Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation ask for and got the needed funds to erect a $2,600 sign (we had $1,000 ask for $1,600 and got $1,700).
Ponce Inlet Lighthouse has been restored over the years with ZERO dollars from the city of Ponce Inlet who is the owner of the property, it was all done with donations and grants.
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Postby Ross » Tue Oct 20, 2009 11:18 am


I do realize how "prudent" the decision was, but I also realize that it's in a state of disrepair because of the lack of effort from the Town of Kittery. After a few years of no progress on a restoration effort, they should have transferred it to a group that could do something with it.

The demolition of the LSS and residual "cleanup" of the surrounding area will do two things, rid Kittery of a gridlock situation and open up the island for future development or revenue source for the town. It's unfortunate that it's at the expense of historic preservation.
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Postby Grover » Fri Apr 02, 2010 2:55 am


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Postby Grover » Fri Apr 30, 2010 2:06 am


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Postby Grover » Sun May 16, 2010 3:46 am


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Postby CHUCKX53 » Tue May 18, 2010 3:09 am


It's a start......Far better than destruction.

Good to see someone stepping up.... :D
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Postby Grover » Tue Jun 01, 2010 2:01 am


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Postby Grover » Mon Nov 08, 2010 5:50 am


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Postby CHUCKX53 » Mon Nov 08, 2010 1:12 pm


That's the wrong link....Possibly you wanted this one ?

Committee Recommends Demolition....From Seacoast Online......

http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20091017-NEWS-910170327
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Postby Grover » Tue May 10, 2011 2:15 am


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Postby Grover » Sat Jul 16, 2011 3:02 am


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