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Notice to Members

It has come to our attention that the most recent newsletters have not been delivered. We have checked with the local post office and they have stated they are “optimistic” that the newsletters will reach their destination. However, we want to be sure you don’t miss a special opportunity offered only to our membership that …

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Nice stencil work by Cory on the traveling library.

Workday: Thomas Point Lighthouse – May 21, 2016

It was another rainy day – but this did not deter Chapter volunteers who showed up for a Thomas Point workday.   Because of the rain and wind and more rain and more wind the work was confined to inside. There was plenty to do though. A third shelf was installed in the closet. There …

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Concord Point preservation work in progress.

Workday: Concord Point Lighthouse – May 11, 2016

On May 11, volunteers Tony Pasek and Hobie Statzer met with Floyd Dobson the president of Friends of Concord Point Lighthouse to work on the thirty foot granite tower. They had to replace a window and sash that was blown in by a storm last year.Hobie constructed the window at his work shop and after …

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Chapter Scout Patch

Girl Scout from Fredericksburg, VA Earns Chesapeake Chapter Scout Patch

This quarter we received one application for the Chesapeake Chapter Scout Patch! The following scout received her patch, a certificate, and  a copy of our newsletter announcement. Girl Scout Troop 468 from Fredericksburg, VA – Led by Kira Fredenburgh – Scout: Cadette Jordan Rice. Jordan provided photos of her projects: Congratulations Jordan!! ~ Spring 2016 Contact: Education Coordinator, …

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LSS, Lewes, 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. Last Update: March 30, 2016 Assateague Lighthouse Located in the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), Virginia. Phone: Chincoteague NWR – (757) 336-6122 Hours and Cost: Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday April through June; …

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Cove Point Light Station on a beautiful spring day.

Workday: Calvert Marine Museum – April 16, 2016

It was a beautiful spring day down at Cove Point Light Station in Calvert County Maryland. Six volunteers arrived at the light station on Saturday morning and were greeted with sunshine and slight bay breeze as we went to work. We were met by Richard Dodds the Curator of Maritime History at the Museum. He …

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Tony working in the Engine Room Fidley

Workday: Historic Ships in Baltimore – March 19, 2016

  We had a small group of volunteers on this last weekend of winter 2016. While the groundhog may have predicted and early spring, nobody told the weather. It was on the chilly side with rain in the afternoon, and according to one tourist, a few snowflakes made an appearance. But we still managed to …

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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. CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS – CCUSLHS Publicity – Spring 2016 The Chapter Board Publicity Coordinator Chair is now VACANT! The Chapter sincerely thanks Dave Rosage for his years of service. With the warmer weather on the horizon, lighthouse season will soon commence. We encourage you …

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2016 Preservation Schedule

  2016 Project Date(s) Notes Calvert Marine Museum  April 16/17, 2016 As work day nears we will confirm if we will be working one or both days. We will contact those who have registered with details. Work will be determined by Calvert Marine Museum and will be communicated to participating volunteers. You must be a …

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Alma & Winnie talk about the Chapter and lighthouses to two visitors.

Final 2015 Open House at Point Lookout

Winnie, Hobie, Alma & Tony participated in the final Open House for 2015 at Point Lookout Lighthouse on Saturday, November 7.

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