Great al.com Article on the Mobile Point Lighthouse

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The Mobile Point lighthouse has been in storage at Robinson Iron for some time now…. Fortunately, things are looking up for the historic piece to go back to south Alabama soon! Read up on the Mobile Point lighthouse below in the great article by John Sharp of al.com…..

 

FORT MORGAN, Alabama – Something is missing at Fort Morgan, something that hasn’t been part of the historic site for more than a decade.

But for the first time since 2003, when the Mobile Point Lighthouse was taken down and placed into storage, an effort is underway to have it put back into place where it stood – off and on – since James Monroe was president.

The Alabama Historical Commission, through revenue generated from a Baldwin County lease tax implemented seven years ago to help fund fixes to Fort Morgan, is pushing to have the lighthouse restored at its original location sometime in the latter half of 2015….. (continue with article through link below)

 

http://www.al.com/news/mobile/index.ssf/2014/12/a_new_life_for_192-year-old_li.html

 

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