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By Gretchen McPherson
Ledger Staff 

Turtle Point open house Saturday showcases refurbished boardwalk

Flomaton environmental center will open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

April 19, 2018

Gretchen McPherson

Public invited once again to stroll down boardwalk

Turtle Point Environmental Center will host an Open House from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. this coming Saturday, April 21, to celebrate the re-opening of the boardwalk. There is no admission fee.

Originally built in 1999, the boardwalk was closed a couple of years ago due to the age of the wood. It was soft in some places and rotten in others, making it dangerous for use.

"It took about two and half years for us to raise the total of $175,000 to make refurbishments to the boardwalk," said Turtle Point Director Jacquelyn Word. "We raised the funds through generous donations and replaced about 2,000 fee...



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