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Stopping Erosion at East Point Lighthouse

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This past December, after the State of New Jersey granted an emergency permit, work crews from the State of New Jersey, Cumberland County, and Maurice River Township worked in the bone-chilling cold to build some sand dunes as a temporary stop gap to help slow erosion at the lighthouse until more permanent measures can take place.

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The 1849 lighthouse in Maurice River, New Jersey was recently restored and opened to the public. (Photos courtesy Nancy Patterson Tidy.)

This story appeared in the Mar/Apr 2018 edition of Lighthouse Digest Magazine. The print edition contains more stories than our internet edition, and each story generally contains more photographs - often many more - in the print edition. For subscription information about the print edition, click here.

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