Montauk Light Declared National Landmark
September 7, 2012
East Hampton Star: “This is even more exciting than I thought it would be,” said Eleanor Ehrhardt, the woman who is credited with spearheading the campaign to get the Montauk Lighthouse declared a National Historic Landmark.
She was speaking on August 22 to a crowd of some 300 invited guests, who were seated under a tent on the Lighthouse grounds for the official ceremony, at which she accepted the historic-landmark plaque from Robie S. Lange, a National Parks Service historian.
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