Applications Submitted for Race Rock Light

Photo courtesy ## New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide## The National Park Service is evaluating 2 applications from groups seeking to acquire Race Rock Light station, the 2-story Gothic Revival granite structure that has helped guide mariners at The Race, the narrow channel where eastern Long Island Sound meets the Atlantic Ocean, for 134 years.

Patrick Sclafani, spokesman for the General Services Administration, said the 2 applicants have been asked for supplemental information and that a new owner will be chosen by this summer. The GSA is working with the Park Service to turn over 12 historic lighthouses, including Race Rock, to groups willing to preserve them. The lighthouses are being offered at no cost.

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