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Apr 11, 2010 2:28 PM CST
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA.
Zone 9a
"In 1999, a large helicopter lifted the lantern off the historic but badly deteriorated Cape Mendocino Lighthouse and flew it 25 miles south, to the resort village of Shelter Cove. The rest of the lighthouse, disassembled at the site, soon followed by truck. Within a year the Cape Mendocino Lighthouse Preservation Society had restored, painted and fitted new glass into this 139-year-old sailor's beacon. It now sits at Mal Coombs Park at the tip of Point Delgado. The Cape Mendocino Lighthouse has a rich history as a signal of warning in some of the Pacific"

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