The pilot program, commenced by the United States Coast Guard, returns the lighthouse to its original state and helps with data collection.
By Lisa Finn
MONTAUK, NY — A piece of the Montauk Lighthouse’s rich history has been restored, thanks to a pilot program commenced by the United States Coast Guard.
The Coast Guard re-lit a clamshell Fresnel lens Monday at Montauk Point Lighthouse, as part of a data collection pilot program with the support and partnership of the Montauk Historical Society, the USCG said.
The two-year program aims to assess Fresnel lens operation and condition in an environmentally controlled lantern room, officials added.
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