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Volunteers Freshen Up Harbor of Refuge

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High up.
Photo by: Red Moulinier

This past July 25th, volunteers from the Delaware River & Bay Lighthouse Foundation battled heat and humidity in their efforts to keep up with the ongoing maintenance needed to care for the historic 1926 Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse in Lewes, Delaware.

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Painting the inside of the lantern.
Photo by: Red Moulinier

On this trip, the dedicated team of seasoned volunteers and some new ones from the next generation painted the third level, scraped and started the painting of the stairwell, painted the inside of the lantern, and touched up the dock deck. (Work photos by Red Moulinier)

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Looking out over the breakwater.
Photo by: Red Moulinier


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Looking down may be scarier than being on the ...
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Photo by: Red Moulinier


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Proud of the day’s work, but need to come back ...
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Interior painting inside the hot and stuffy tower.
Photo by: Red Moulinier


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Time for some photos on the way home.
Photo by: Red Moulinier


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A group photo at the end of the day. Tired, but ...
Photo by: Ben Warrington

This story appeared in the Sep/Oct 2020 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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