With Thanks to All Who Contributed
Foundation Closes the Door
On Highly Successful Campaign
The Foundation's year-long campaign to raise more than
$12,000 to finance the replacement of the main doorway at Harbor of
Refuge Lighthouse and carry out major preservation work on the entire
doorway system ended with calendar year 2008.
The campaign was total success, spurting over the top
of the goal in the last days of the year.
While most of the contributions came from individual
donors, generous grants were also received from the Delaware
Preservation Fund and the Lewes chamber of Commerce and Visitors
Bureau. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District
and Railway Specialties Corp. of Bristol, PA made major contributions
with the manufacturing and installation of the door. You
can preview the plaque that will be erected at the lighthouse to honor
donors by clicking here.
Installation was planned for last fall, but could not
be accomplished because of foul weather. It is now planned for