A New York Builder Restores Historic Connecticut Lighthouse for Sleepovers With His Grandchildren

In the longtime summer community of Katharine Hepburn, Frank Sciame has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to turn an Old Saybrook lighthouse into a teaching tool.

A New York Builder Restores Historic Connecticut Lighthouse For Sleepovers  With His Grandchildren

The Wall Street Journal – by Candace Taylor

Half a mile off the Connecticut shore, a powerboat cuts through the choppy surf as it nears a 135-year-old lighthouse. “Imagine doing this in a 12-foot rowboat,” says 70-year-old Frank Sciame, one of the boat’s passengers, noting that lighthouse-keepers once rowed to shore.

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