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Efforts to preserve “at-risk” 147-year-old Texas lighthouse

Old black and white photo of Bolivar Lighthouse

GALVESTON, TX – Owners of the 147-year-old lighthouse on Bolivar Peninsula are developing plans to repair the historic structure, an effort that comes as the lighthouse was named to the Galveston Historical Foundation Heritage at Risk List. Point Bolivar Light is a historic lighthouse in Port Bolivar, Texas, that was built in 1872. It served for 61 years before being retired in 1933, when …

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