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Bill Burke – ‘How to Move Something Really Big: The 1996 Relocation of Highland Lighthouse’

August 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

 

Screen Shot 2016-07-27 at 1.06.37 PMBill Burke has been the seashore’s “keeper of time” for the past 15 years. He has been a park ranger and park historian for the National Park Service for 30 years. On this evening he will discuss all that was involve in moving the 484-ton lighthouse 450 feet back from its former location to prevent it from falling off the cliff onto the beach in the Truro Highlands.

Details

Date:
August 3, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm

Organizer

Jim Summers

Venue

Highland House Museum
6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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Website:
trurohistoricalsociety.org