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Lighthouse-keeping was tedious occupation, but crucial one

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Posted: Sunday, July 21, 2013 7:30 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD — Of the 10 keepers in Hereford Inlet Lighthouse history, some were bearded, some had crisp uniforms, one was a woman, and the first keeper in 1874 — whose image may be lost to time — drowned three months into the job.

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