Help Save the National Lighthouse Museum sign now

This letter is being distributed and signatures collected in order to give the community a decisive voice in the development of the National Lighthouse Museum. Our goal is to retain the entire 10 acre site of the National Lighthouse Museum in St. George, as a not for profit organization, and to develop it as a Museum, Park, Environmental Education Center, and Creative Arts Exhibition and Performance space with the goal of opening immediately.

To all, Lighthouse Action and Mobilization Planners,

If you are not currently aware of the status of the National Lighthouse Museum adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, the Museum is in danger of becoming non-existent. The board of directors is disbanding and unless another group of concerned individuals becomes involved the museum may never open. Despite several million dollars in funding during the last ten years the museum has never opened its doors. A grassroots community effort can save this project.

To accomplish this goal several things must happen, a new group of individuals must take the helm of the museum and form a rescue plan. This rescue plan must include the return of the historic lightship the Nantucket to its berth at the museum on Staten Island; the museum must be granted full autonomy to manage the museum grounds and new funding must be obtained from various sources including public, private and individual contributions. An additional goal for the museum that can attract funding must also be found, one possibility is an environmental education center.

The success of this rescue plan will be based on a commitment to open the museum immediately, this will require that volunteers be recruited to help clean up the grounds and staff an information booth for at least the first year of the museum's existence. Above all in order to save this amazing Staten Island opportunity public support is necessary. That is why this letter was written and given to you. Please acknowledge your support to save the National Lighthouse Museum by signing this letter and if possible making copies and obtaining additional signatures.

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Latest Signatures

  • 12 December 2015150. Louis B
    We must save this important cultural institution! Ummmmm, that is, if we can manage to find it.
  • 27 November 2015149. Eric O
    I support this petition
  • 08 November 2015148. Steven P
    I support this petition
  • 11 October 2015147. Peter Tm
    I support this petition
  • 10 October 2015146. Jessica D
    I support this petition
  • 08 October 2015145. Theo C
    I support this petition
  • 18 September 2015144. Christina Id
    I support this petition
  • 05 September 2015143. Mike S
    I support this petition
  • 02 September 2015142. Joe F
    NJ resident who has visited the Nat'l Lighthouse site
  • 26 August 2015141. Connie B
    I support this petition
  • 12 August 2015140. Laura B
    I support this petition
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  • 27 July 2015138. Andrea C
    The National Lighthouse Museum is worth fighting for! Save our maritme heritage!
  • 16 July 2015137. Charlotte T
    I got interested in the proposed museum years ago, and even visited the beautiful site. But then I heard nothing about it... Now that I decided to look into its current status, I learn with dismay that it has not been thriving! that its existence is threa
  • 13 July 2015136. D J
    I support this petition
  • 15 June 2015135. John Cr
    Historic Ocean Liner Queen Mary, Wireless Room Assistant Manager ARALB/W6RO Amateur Radio Communications. WWW.ARALB.ORG
  • 11 May 2015134. Paul K
    Perfect location, next to the SI Ferry and on New York Harbor. This project should be supported by all Staten Islander's and those that love the tradition and history of Lighthouses.
  • 08 April 2015133. Judith K
    This is such an important part of history that must be maintained for furture generations!
  • 03 April 2015132. Mary Ellenk
    I support this petition
  • 01 March 2015131. Shelly M
    It's sad this is happening and the LHM is not open yet!
  • 07 February 2015130. Mona Ler
    Stapleton, Staten Island
  • 31 January 2015129. Gary V
    I support this petition
  • 26 January 2015128. Delfina V
    I support this petition
  • 13 December 2014127. Stacy R
    I support this petition
  • 10 December 2014126. Jackie P
    I support this petition
  • 04 November 2014125. Marcia B
    St. George NEEDS and WANTS this museum!!!!
  • 22 October 2014124. Irasema R
    To loose this would be a disaster.

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