The Friends of Cockspur Lighthouse goes back for over a decade and was established to act in unison with the National Park Service. First order of business was to foster a strong bond with the NPS so the two could work in conjuctionwith one another. In the early days there was three names that stand out Mr. C. Harvey Ferrelle, John C. Wylly Jr and noted lighthouse preservationist Mr. Cullen Chambers. Mr. Chambers worked on other legendary lighthouses throughout the southeast, including the Bahamas and the larger Tybee Lighthouse.