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Hereford Inlet Lighthouse will not be part of the
2019 Lighthouse Challenge

visit the "Offical Lighthouse Challenge" page below for the list of Lighthouses that will take part in this year's Challenge.


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The purpose of the Friends of Hereford Inlet Lighthouse is to educate the public on

the Maritime History of the Hereford Inlet area and to support in various ways, the

efforts of the Historic Lighthouses and Life Saving Stations in New Jersey.



                                                                                                                                                                          The Friends of Hereford Inlet Lighthouse have no current

affiliation with the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse or The City of North Wildwood. The views

and opinions expressed here are those of the  Friends and or the author and do not reflect the

official policy of

The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse or the City of North Wildwood.


 The Friends of Hereford Inlet Lighthouse was founded by Phyllis Catanoso ,

who along with her husband Anthony, who originally saved the historic structure.

Its board was and is made up of individuals who organized and oversaw the accurate

restoration of the Lighthouse, conducted all of the research of the history of the site,

including its former inhabitants, organized  its well known special events and fundraisers,

and designed the park and gardens that surround the Lighthouse.

Background art courtesy of Donna Elias