Historic Lighthouse Gets Demolished

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    The historic Sea Isle Lighthouse was torn down Tuesday. (Published Wednesday, Sep 22, 2010)

    Demolition began Tuesday on a Sea Isle City landmark after a failed bid to save it.

    The former 1885 Ludlam Beach Lighthouse, situated about a block from the beach at 3414 Landis Ave., was torn down to make way for new homes.

    Historic Sea Isle Lighthouse Meets Its End

    [PHI] Historic Sea Isle Lighthouse Meets Its End
    Demolition began Tuesday despite efforts to save what remains of Sea Isle's Ludlam Beach Lighthouse. (Published Tuesday, Sep 21, 2010)

    A non-profit group, the Friends of the Ludlam Beach Lighthouse, was unsuccessful in its efforts to raise enough money to save the building by moving it to a new location and restoring it.

    The building has not resembled a lighthouse for decades and was moved twice from the beacon's original location. What's left of it has served as the upper portion of a six-unit summer rental since the 1940's.


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