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Looking for “keepers” at Burnt Coat Harbor Lighthouse, Maine

WANT TO BE A LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER?  Burnt Coat Harbor Light, Swan’s Island, ME,  is looking for two enthusiastic volunteers to live in the keeper’s house apartment for two weeks (late May/early June, 2019). In return for free use of the apartment, the volunteers would help to get the light station ready for the summer season. Duties would include spring cleaning and light maintenance in the house and tower, landscape improvements and trail grooming.  If interested, respond to: fosil@burntcoatharborlight.com or fran.chetwynd@gmail.com,  including a brief paragraph on what skills you would bring and why you are interested in this opportunity. For more information about the light station and Swan’s Island, see www.burntcoatharborlight.com

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