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Preserving the Past
Publication: The Beacon
By Staff Writer
Summer 2020

The renovation of the Montauk Point Lighthouse is in the capable hands of Installation Specialties Group (ISG), a family-owned construction company that has been around for more than 30 years and has done many projects involving restoration and preservation of historic structures. Among their projects are the Little Red School House in New York City (built 1921), the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center (built 1919), and the Canoe Place Inn in Hampton Bays (built 1923).

PRESERVING THE PAST

History Walking Tour
Montauk Point Lighthouse
Summer 2020

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Centenarian Recalls Living At The Montauk Lighthouse As A Girl
Publication: 27 East
By Staff Writer
October 4, 2019

Living in a lighthouse was fun for me, but it took some adjustments for us all. We had no amenities — no electricity, no indoor plumbing, no central heat, and…

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Multimillion-dollar project will repair Montauk Lighthouse, fortify nearby shoreline
Publication: Newsday
By Vera Chinese
August 27, 2019

The Montauk Lighthouse has stood tall at the Island’s eastern tip for more than 200 years, and now two projects will ensure the National Historic Landmark stays there…

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Lighthouse Renovation Underway, But Funds Are Needed
Publication: The East Hampton Press
By Staff Writer
July 29, 2019

Nick Racanelli, a member of the Montauk Lighthouse Committee who also owns a construction company, unlatched the front gate on Friday morning and walked up to the lighthouse to examine cracks and bulges on the exterior of the nearly 111-foot-tall building…

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Montauk Lighthouse Tower Gets a Makeover
Publication: The East Hampton Star
By Carissa Katz
July 25, 2019

Visitors to the Montauk Lighthouse may not notice it yet, but a tower restoration expected to cost just shy of $1.1 million is in its early stages this summer…

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Secrets of the Montauk Lighthouse
Publication: Newsday
By Tara Conry
March 31, 2019

At the very end of Long Island stands a lighthouse that has served as a symbol of the region and a sentinel for ships since 1796…

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