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2014 Grant Recepient

2014 Grant Award: Friends of Concord Point Lighthouse

The Chapter awarded the 2014 HELP preservation grant of $1,000.00 to the Friends of Concord Point Lighthouse in Havre de Grace, MD on October 13, 2014. This non-profit group will use this grant along with $1,500 to be raised by the Friends for some needed restoration and improvements to both the 1827 lighthouse and the …

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Photo by Hobie Statzer
The shed is coming down

Workday: Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse – Oct 3, 2014

Three volunteers went out to focus on the main project of dismantling the dilapidated cantilevered storage shed. Howard used a reciprocating saw to cut the rafters, beams and siding. Tony helped move the old lumber to the decking near the floor hatch and hammered in the old nails so nobody would be injured. All three …

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Photo by Tony Pasek
Thomas Point Light

Workday:Thomas Point Lighthouse – Sept 27, 2014

Slightly less than a dozen volunteers showed up for a pleasant fall workday out on the bay. They were very busy with the task of starting the effort to remove the shed that had been put up by the Coast Guard in more recent years. The shed is not historic and will be dismantled. That …

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Chapter 25th Anniversary Celebration Photos

The Chapter celebrated it’s 25th Anniversary on Saturday, September 20, 2014 with a picnic to honor members and volunteers at Fort Washington Park. Click here to see more photos on our Facebook page. (You do not need to have a Facebook account)

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Concord Point Keeper's House

2014 Fall Chapter Board Meeting Photos

The Chapter Fall Board Meeting was held Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Concord Point Keepers House in Havre de Grace, MD Click here to see more photos on our Facebook page. (You do not need to have a Facebook account) View Larger Map

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Lighthouse in a Bottle

ChesLights Kids! – New Craft Projects!

SEE OUR LATEST PROJECTS!! Follow these detailed instructions and video to create a beautiful clay pot lighthouse with a lantern.

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The assembled Gamewell Model 3 Striker in place

Thomas Point Special Project – Fog Bell Striker Installed

Special Project, Bell Striker Clockwork, Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse by Bob Stevenson Thursday July 17 and Saturday July 26 The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum was the home of three of the eight known clockwork bell machines still in existence. One is in the Point Lookout Bell Tower, one is in the Hooper Strait Lighthouse, and …

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Photo by Tony Pasek
Mary O'Keefe primes a pantry shelf

Workday: Thomas Point – July 26, 2014 and August 9, 2014

July 26 and August 9, 2014 On July 26th eleven volunteers showed up for a very productive workday at Thomas Point. The highlight of the day was when volunteers loaded a fog bell striker that has been stored at the Annapolis Maritime Museum onto the light. There is no bell – but a search is on …

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Brownie Group

Education: Brownie Troop, Dawn, VA

Chapter President, Tony Pasek, his wife Alma and Chapter Secretary, Hobie Statzer did a lighthouse talk and the Chapter’s preservation efforts on August 11 to a group of Brownies in Dawn, VA during their week-long day Camp Evening Shade. The Brownies are working on a special Lighthouse badge and are rising 2 & 3rd graders. …

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GoodSearch and GoodShop is partnering with us, the Chesapeake Chapter, to help our cause. Now when you purchase items using coupons, a portion of the purchase could be donated to us in support of our H.E.L.P. Fund. Now when you make purchases from your favorite stores like Walgreens,, or TurboTax, you will not only be …

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NEW Merchandise in the LOFT!!

We have exciting NEW merchandise in our Loft!! NEW ITEMS!

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Blackistone Replica

Chapter Lighthouse Photo Contest

Dust off your cameras and get ready to shoot. Time is running out for the 2014 Chesapeake Chapter Lighthouse Photo Contest. You still have time to line up your shot or go through your favorite photos. THE RULES: You must be a current Chapter member. All photographs should contain a lighthouse. After all it is …

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Fort Washington

Chapter 25 Year Celebration Invitation

Join us Saturday, September 20, 2014 to celebrate the Chapter’s 25th Anniversary at our Volunteer/Member Appreciation Day! Location: Fort Washington Park Time: noon to 3:00 p.m. Park entrance fee: $5.00 per car Free lunch • Activities for children under 12 Open to ALL current Chapter members. R.S.V.P. required by August 20, 2014 Please R.S.V.P. below. …

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Put ThIs On Your Calendar

Lighthouse Challenge and Festival Dates

2014 Lighthouse Challenge and Festival Dates 3rd Annual Michigan’s West Coast Lighthouse Festival June 7 – 8 Door County Lighthouse Festival June 13 – 15 1st Lake Ontario Central New York Lighthouse Challenge June 21 – 22 Midcoast Maine Lighthouse Challenge June 28 – 29 19th Annual Apostle Islands Lighthouse Celebration …

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Indian River LSS, DE

Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Lighthouses/Lightships/ Lifesaving Station Information

This information was provided by personnel from the various organizations listed below and may be subject to change. Assateague Lighthouse Located in the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), VA. Phone: Chincoteague NWR – (757) 336-6122 Hours and Cost: Open 9 am to 3 pm Friday, Saturday, and Sunday April through October; $5 for Adult and …

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Chesapeake Bay Lighthouse display at the Eastport Library in Annapolis, MD

Education: Eastport Public Library, Cory Talbott

Lighthouse Library Presentations – A Family Affair by Cory Talbott Anne Arundel County Public Libraries generated Lighthouse excitement during their Winter Saturday Kids’ Programs. On January 25, the Deale Library hosted the Chesapeake Chapter for “A Spotlight on Lighthouses”. Despite the blustery winter day, a hardy crowd of several children with Moms and Dads in …

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Alma, Gerry and Sue at Piney Point Lighthouse Waterfront Celebration, 2011


Upcoming Publicity Opportunities: Contact: Become a volunteer, follow this link. Open Houses at Point Lookout will be held monthly through November. (May 3, June 7, July 12, August 2, September 6, October 4 and November 1; all dates, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm).  We have a standing invitation to set up a Chapter table …

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Stingray Point Replica

2014 Spring Chapter Board Meeting Photos

The Chapter Spring Board Meeting was held Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Stingray Point Lighthouse Replica in Deltaville, VA (map) Click here to see more photos on our Facebook page. (You do not need to have a Facebook account) View Larger Map

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Chapter Scout Patch

American Heritage Girls, Troop 0304, Dillsburg, PA

Two members from American Heritage Girls, Troop 0304, Dillsburg, PA have been awarded our Chapter’s Scout Patch by completing five activities from the program.  “The girls created a poster entitled, “Crutial Role of Lighthouses”, using photographs of the history of light sources from oil lamps to GE Quartzline Precision bulbs used now. Pictures of lighthouses and …

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U.S. Lights App Review

Chesapeake Lights article – Winter 2014 by Cory Talbott Your smartphone may have the answer for the best way to enhance your lighthouse viewing excursions. Lighthouse apps can be a quick way to have the current information on your lighthouse quest at your fingertips, whether you are in your car, planning a weekend trip, or …

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