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Could We Lose the Marginal Way? Native Species Must Replace Invasives

Posted on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Is the Marginal Way in danger due to erosion and invasive species? These environmental concerns are on the minds of  local leaders, who are studying and working on solutions to these problems. This article from the York County Coastal Star covers recent developments … Continue reading

Preservation Fund Presents Donations to local Marginal Way Committee

Posted on Friday, July 11th, 2014

Marginal Way Preservation Fund (MWPF) Executive Director Catherine Palmer presented a check in the amount of $1,415.47 to Helen Horn, chair of Ogunquit’s local Marginal Way Committee. “These are tax-deductible contributions from visitors placed in the blue donation boxes on … Continue reading

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Join Our Garden Party Aug. 17 at Dog’s Head Rock

Return to the Victorian era, when folks gathered in the late afternoon by the Atlantic, relaxed and chatted about events of the day. The Marginal Way Preservation Fund invites you to return to that era at the Garden Party Celebrating … Continue reading

Marginal Way Turns 89, Sunday, August 24, 2014

Meet us at the Anchorage by the Sea on Saturday and Sunday, August 23-24, for a Birthday Party for the Marginal Way! RAIN DATES: Aug. 30-31st. Help us celebrate the footpath’s 89th birthday by donating at either location, from 8 a.m. … 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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