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Sandy Hook Unit announces Spermaceti Cove Visitor Center closing and relocating to the Lighthouse Keeper’s Quarters until spring 2013

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Date: October 12, 2012
Contact: Jennifer Cox, 732-872-5914

Effective Monday, October 15, 2012, the Sandy Hook - Spermaceti Cove Visitor Center will close and relocate to the Sandy Hook Lighthouse Keepers Quarters. The Spermaceti Cove Visitor Center will be closed until spring 2013 based on visitor patterns and anticipated staffing levels for the coming year.

Sandy Hook Light House Keepers Quarters: Highlands, N.J. (732) 872-5970

Open each day, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Lighthouse tours take place Sunday through Saturday, 1:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Public inquiries pertaining to National Park Service programs and facility open/closure hours may be directed www.nps.gov/gate.You can also find Gateway National Recreation Area on Facebook and Twitter.

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