October 30, 2019
contact: Susan Tamulevich (203) 444-2884
3rd Biennial Long Island Sound Lighthouse Conference
for lighthouse owners, friends, & stake holders.
when & where
Sunday, November 10, 11 AM to 3 PM
at the Custom House Maritime Museum, 150 Bank Street, New London, CT, 06320, 860-443-7000.
hosted by New London Maritime Society
This end-of-season gathering provides an opportunity for lighthouse stakeholders to catch up on lighthouse news along Long Island Sound and to share best practices and resources.
One goal is to begin planning for 2020 -- either choosing a shared date for activities at individual lighthouses, or developing a singe cooperative event
(along the lines of the 'Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey' or 'Maine Lighthouse Day')
to bring attention to LIS lighthouses .
The USCG Aid to Navigation team will update everyone on projected changes to lenses and fog horn technologies.
The meeting will include presentations from
- USCG LIS ANT (Aid to Navigation Team);
- Ted Webb, who recently secured a $1.5m federal grant for Plum Island Light;
- Bob Muller, author and head of the USLHS Long Island Chapter;
- and special guest,Randy Polumbo, the owner of Orient Point Light.
Please pre-register online at
A $20 fee covers refreshments & lunch.
Questions? call Susan at 203-444-2884, firstname.lastname@example.org
NL Ledge Lighthouse 4th order Fresnel lens, at the Custom House Maritime Museum
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New London Maritime Society
NLMS was founded 36 years ago with the preservation of New London's 1833 US Custom House. Today NLMS runs the Custom House Maritime Museum, and preserves and makes accessible three local historic sites: New London Harbor, Race Rock, and Ledge Lighthouses.