National Lighthouse Day is this Wednesday – 08/07/2013

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A day long festival celebrating great lighthouse heritage at the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, 111 N. Central Avenue in North Wildwood. FREE admission to the event and to tour the lighthouse from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Formal ceremony begins at 10 a.m. with guest speakers including elected state and local officials, historians and U.S. Coast Guard representatives. There will be 2 color guards featuring the Coast Guard and the North Wildwood VFW as well as bag pipe music. A highlight of the day will be a tribute to former Coast Guard lighthouse keepers and a once in a lifetime reunion of the children and descendants of the keepers of the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse. The event will also feature additional special guests, authors, artists and museum displays, food, children’s activity tent and more. 609.522.4520 or http://www.HerefordLighthouse.org