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California Will, flickr
California Will, flickr

Butler Flats Auction Postponed

The auction for the New Bedford Butler Flats Lighthouse has been postponed.

General Service Administration spokesperson Patrick Sclafani tells WBSM News rough seas and other factors have hampered site inspections for interested bidders over the past few days, including a deteriorated ladder on the lighthouse

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California Will, flickr
California Will, flickr

Bidders to Tour New Bedford Lighthouse

Who will be the next owner of the Butler Flats Lighthouse?

Three anonymous bidders continue to make their offers on the property, which is up for auction on a government-run website.

The asking price is now up to $55,000

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California Will, flickr
California Will, flickr

Opening Bid Placed on New Bedford Lighthouse

The Butler Flats Lighthouse has its first bidder. An anonymous bidder posted the $25,000 opening bid last week.

Weather-watcher and lighthouse enthausit M.L. Baron appeared on WBSM's "Mid-Day Live" and says bidders will be able to inspect the lighthouse

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City of New Bedford
City of New Bedford

Mitchell: Lighthouse Not New Bedford’s Property

The fate of the Butler Flats lighthouse stands on shaky ground.

Mayor Jon Mitchell says though the Coast Guard granted New Bedford a license to work on the lighthouse in 1978, ownership of the structure never changed hands

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@ccscheider13

Would You Rename The Butler Flats Lighthouse?

Soon, the historic Butler Flats Lighthouse will be sold. I hope some inventive entrepreneur purchases it.

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California Will, flickr
California Will, flickr

Butler Flats Lighthouse for Sale

One of New Bedford's most famous structures is up for sale.

The Butler Flats lighthouse, sitting in the South End of the harbor, is going on the auction block next month.

The General Services Administration is handling the auctions of a number of federally-owned lighthouses that are in great need of structural repair, including Butler Flats

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