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Always Ready: Always Here - US Coast Guard
May 1st 2019
The exhibit will open with a special evening reception May 1 at 7 p.m. that will be opened to our membership and the public alike. On May 2, the exhibition will be opened to the public for general tours and will run throughout the summer season, closing on Sept. 27. Visitors can access the gallery portion of the exhibition at no charge from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Self-guided tours of the Smith Barn housing additional exhibits are $5 per person. The displays will showcase the USCG and its predecessors and their role in the history of our county including a scale model of the Cape May Point Lifesaving Station with its original architectural drawings, uniforms, flags and imagery and, of course the first order Fresnel lens that sat atop the Cape May Lighthouse from 1857 until 1946. Please join us in celebrating the remarkable history of the USCG in Cape May County. Additional information at 609-465-3535
 

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