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Louesa Gillespie Joins Marginal Way Preservation Fund Board

Posted on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Paul Breen, President of the Marginal Way Preservation Fund, Inc., announced that Louesa M. Gillespie of Ogunquit, Maine has been elected to the Marginal Way Preservation Fund Board of Directors for a one-year term. “We are so pleased that we … Continue reading

Volunteers Remove 953 lbs of Invasive Seed Pods from Marginal Way

Posted on Monday, September 8th, 2014

Volunteers turned out by the dozens on August 23 to help the Marginal Way Committee clear seed pods from invasive Black Swallow-wort vines that threaten the Marginal Way. The third annual Pod Picking Day on the Marginal Way was a big success, … Continue reading

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Garden Party Generates More than $31,000 in Donations

The Garden Party August 17 at the home of Board Members John Phinney and Cynthia Shea-Phinney generated more than $31,000 in charitable contributions for the Marginal Way Preservation Fund (MWPF), according to President of the Board Paul Breen. “A wine toss … Continue reading

90 Century Club Members by Marginal Way’s 90th Birthday

The Town of Ogunquit has owned the Marginal Way 89 years.  We celebrated the date in August at the Anchorage by the Sea. For the Marginal Way’s 90th Birthday, we have launched an inaugural, restricted fund program called the “Century Club”   This is an annual $100 … Continue reading

Maintenance of The Marginal Way

A Partnership that works

Ogunquit, by virtue of its Town Charter, is obligated to maintain the Marginal Way. It is assisted in this effort by the Ogunquit Marginal Way Committee and the Marginal Way Preservation Fund, Inc. (MWPF).
Ogunquit The Marginal Way Committee is responsible for identifying projects that enhance the aesthetics and safety of the Marginal Way and reporting its recommendations directly to the Select Board.​
Marginal Way Preservation Fund
The MWPF, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, has established a permanent endowment fund to aid the town with grants to help defray the costs associated with major renovation projects to maintain and preserve the Marginal Way.
Workers build a retaining wall to stabilize a seriously damaged section of the Marginal Way after the Patriots Day Storm of 2007. Private donors contributed $100,000.

Virtual Deeds

Soon after announcing our "Virtual Deed" donor program, dozens of Marginal Way friends ordered their customized, framed "Virtual Deeds" to a favorite spot along the Marginal Way in Ogunquit. Give a Virtual Deed to someone you love. Mail us a check for $200 (or use Paypal). Include the name of your loved one (or in honor of someone) and the vicinity or Parcel Number (a birthdate?) that you want "conveyed."
We will sign and seal your family's gift and mail it to you for framing. By supporting the long term preservation of the Marginal Way, you help protect a treasure. For a sample Virtual Deed, contact us using the information at the bottom of this page.
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