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Our Mission

The Dutch Island Lighthouse Society (DILS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the Dutch Island Lighthouse structure, to maintaining the lighthouse as a functioning private aid to navigation, and to the preservation of the history of the light station and its keepers.

DILS in the News

A Whole New Light

November 19, 2007By Arline A. Fleming A cannon sounded, the countdown began, and a little after 7 last night, the 1857 Dutch Island Lighthouse light blinked on for the first time in more than two decades.  Two seconds on, four seconds off, the six-second cycle beamed on, and will stay on, according to Dutch IslandContinue reading “A Whole New Light”