Town of North Hempstead Places Banner on Lighthouse to Help Fundraising Efforts

Town also applies for $500,000 L.I. North Shore Heritage Area Grant that could provide funds to restore deteriorating structure

 

North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the Town Board announced this week that a promotional banner urging people to save the Stepping Stones Lighthouse has been placed on the fence surrounding the lighthouse. The....

Historic Stepping Stones Lighthouse in Jeopardy

Guiding light to East River in dire need of restoration

 

North Hempstead, NY –There’s not a boater navigating the Long Island Sound at the mouth of the East River that isn’t familiar with the one-and-a-half-story, red brick Victorian structure that has been guiding ships for over a century. Situated just 1,600 yards from Kings Point and within sight of the Throg’s Neck Bridge, the Stepping Stones Lighthouse was built in 1877 to help commerce ships define a clear...

Stepping Stones Lighthouse Gets Hole in Roof Repaired as Donations Rise to $10K

Town also applies for National Maritime Heritage $330,000 Grant

 

North Hempstead, NY – The restoration of the Stepping Stones Lighthouse has taken a small step forward this month with the repair of a hole in the roof prior to winter weather moving in. In July the Town of North Hempstead, the Great Neck Park District and the Great Neck Historical Society (GNHS) joined together to form a partnership intent on saving...

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