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National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000
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NHLPA PILOT PROGRAM
LIGHTHOUSES & THEIR STATUS

    Applications were sent for eight of the nine excessed light stations on March 12, 2002 to interested parties who responded to Notices of Availability which were published in fall 2001 by the General Services Administration. Completed applications were submitted to the Department of Interior within 60 days from receipt.

    Lightstations included in the NHLPA Pilot Program were:

    Cheboygan River Front Range Lighthouse, Cheboygan County, Cheboygan, Michigan
    Status: Recommended for transfer 2004 to the Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers

    Currituck Beach Lighttower, Corolla, North Carolina
    Status: Transferred to the non-profit, Outer Banks Conservationists, Inc., in October 2003

    Esopus Meadows Lighthouse, Ulster County, Esopus, New York
    Status: Transferred to the non-profit, Esopus Meadows Lighthouse, Inc., in ceremony on Sunday, September 22, 2002

    Little River Lightstation, Maine
    Status: Transferred to the non-profit, American Lighthouse Foundation, Inc., in ceremony on Saturday, July 27, 2002

    Munising Station, Front/Rear Range Lights, Munising, Alger County, Michigan
    Status: Transferred to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, November 25, 2002

    Rondout Creek, Ulster County, Kingston, New York
    Status: Transferred to the City of Kingston, New York in ceremony on Sunday, June 9, 2002

    Sturgeon Point Light, Alcona County, Harrisville, Michigan
    Status: Recommended for transfer 2004.

    St. Augustine Lighthouse, St. Augustine, Florida
    Status: Transferred to the non-profit, St. Augustine Light and Museum, Inc. in ceremony on Saturday, July 20, 2002

    Tybee Island Lighthouse complex, Tybee Island, Georgia
    Status: Transferred to the non-profit, Tybee Historical Society Inc., in ceremony on Tuesday, October 1, 2002




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