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Sheringham Point Gets Heritage Status

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Canada’s Sheringham Point Lighthouse in British Columbia has recently been declared a Heritage Lighthouse under Canada’s Federal Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act.

In a prepared statement, the Sheringham Point Lighthouse Preservation Society said that they wish to thank all the dedicated volunteers, the over 4,000 supporters who signed petitions and letters, the people of the community of Shirley, and the many public officials who helped make this possible.

To learn more about the lighthouse, you can order the booklet The History of Sheringham Point Lighthouse as item #2122 for $5.00 plus $4.50 shipping from Lighthouse Digest, P.O. Box 250, East Machias, ME 04630 or call 207-259-2121.

The Sheringham Lighthouse Preservation Society was founded in 2003 and now has over 200 volunteer members. Donations for the lighthouse can be mailed to the Sheringham Point Lighthouse Preservation Society, Box 1002, Sooke, British Columbia, V9Z 1J1, Canada. If mailing from other than Canada, be sure to include additional postage on your envelope. You can also visit their web site at www.SherringhamLighthouse.org.

This story appeared in the Nov/Dec 2015 edition of Lighthouse Digest Magazine. The print edition contains more stories than our internet edition, and each story generally contains more photographs - often many more - in the print edition. For subscription information about the print edition, click here.

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