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Varied events set at the Lighthouse

SAINT AUGUSTINE – News from the St. Augustine Lighthouse:

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum has postponed the launching of the Skipjack until July. Please join us on Thursday, July 13 at the Lighthouse Boat Ramp as we celebrate her completion and launch her into Salt Run.

Upcoming events include:

“The African American Experience in Florida,” Thursday, May 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m. with Dr. Anthony Dixon., a professor at Bethune Cookman College. Also on the program is an update from the Lincolnville Museum as to their future plans and programs.

RSVP to Michelle Adams at 904-829-0745 x212 or

“The Role of the Merchant Marine in World War II: The History of the Liberty Ships” 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20 at the Anastasia Island Library, 124 Sea Grove Main Street. In celebration of Armed Forces Day, Ed Trester, former Merchant Marine, current Maritime Historian and co-author of Torpedoed for Life will share information on the role the Merchant Marine played in the second World War.

A reminder: Register soon for the Museum’s 2017 Summer Camps. Sessions 1 and 4 are full and the rest are filling up fast!

Members Only Dark of the Moon celebration begins at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 13. Experience the paranormal side of the St. Augustine Light Station.

Reservations are required. RSVP to Michelle Adams at 904-829-0745 x212 or


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