Block Island Times

Southeast Light getting its facelift

Restoration work at Block Island’s historic and iconic Southeast Lighthouse is moving ahead.
Since last September, Abcore Restoration Co. Inc. of Narragansett, R.I. has been on-site carefully bracing the lighthouse tower, preserving and restoring original cast-iron components on the lighthouse decks, the lantern drum, and tower’s internal staircase, and removing a number of severely deteriorated cast-iron deck plates. Those deck plates will be re-cast at a New England foundry and will be installed along with newly cast cornices and new structural batons.
The cost of this phase of the restoration will be

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