Change is inevitable… but not always preferable. RIOC‘s already made an expensive, habitat-destroying mess of Southpoint. Now, on the other end of the Island, Lighthouse Park undergoes radical change, preparing to install a Nellie Bly monument
Here’s how it looked on a drizzly day in July.
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