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Scenic ByWays Grant Provides Funding for Educational Exhibits at the Lighthouse
Great new interpretive panels and live audio from an off shore hydrophone bouy has been added to the lighthouse from a generous grant from Scenic BayWays.

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2015 Lighthouse News!
This year we have a new lighthouse keeper Paul Sharpe! the staff has been writing grants to do improvements to the lighthouse and deploy full time hydrophones for researchers and vistors to listen to!

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Lighthouse Keeping and Whale Research at Five Finger Lighthouse
Each year the Juneau Lighthouse association looks for volunteers to be Lighthouse keepers and asssist in the humpback whale research done at the lighthouse.

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Coast Guard Resupply of Five Finger Lighthouse in 1974-1975
Paul Christian was stationed in Juneau from 1974-1975 on the Buoy Tenders Sweetbrier WLB 405 & Planetree WLB 307. Here are some pictures of Five Fingers when he made routine stops for replenishing the Lighthouse.

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Hidden Wall Painting Painter Discovered!
The Juneau Lighthouse association was recently contacted with information about who painted the mystery portrait of the lighthouse!

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Save America Treasures Grant
The Juneau Lighthouse Association is working hard to complete work on their Save America Treasures Grant. The deadline for work is May 31, 2010 and we are working furiously to get everything done before this deadline. The drinking water system, heating system and tile work is on our list to complete. We look forward to visitors and would love to show you what we have accomplished. Shore visits have a suggested donation charge of $25.00 a person or $50.00 a family.

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Hidden Wall Painting Uncovered at the Lighthouse
When working on some renovations in the livingroom of the lighthouse a beautiful painting of the lighthouse from 1963 was unearthed behind a closet.

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Cape Decision Lighthouse Association Helps Out at Five Finger Lighthouse
Last summer several members of the Cape Decision Lighthouse Association came out to the Five Finger Lighthouse to help with repairs on the cedar shake roof of the carpenter.

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Pacific Lighthouse Stamp Set Issued
Five Finger Lighthouse is featured as one 5 stamps issued to commemerate Pacific lighthouses by the USPS.

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