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Virginia Crespo gives wood a coat of primer.

Workday: Thomas Point May 17, 2017

A group of six Volunteers had a good day at Thomas Point Lighthouse on May 17, 2017. Though it was warm – upper 80s the humidity wasn’t bad and the bay was mostly calm. Volunteers dispersed around the light to attend to a variety of tasks. A couple of volunteers continued work on the posts and railings …

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Friends volunteers (from Left) - Barbara, John & Bethany help install the new bricks.

Workday: Concord Point – May 10, 2017

Two Chapter volunteers headed up to Concord Point to join volunteers with the Friends of Concord Point LH to remove sixty-eight bricks on the pathway and installed an equal number of memorial bricks. With four people the work went much quicker than the commute! Next time you are up at Concord Point, take some time to look at …

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Bonus Cruise! – 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge – Thursday, Friday and Monday, September 14, 15, and 18

For those able to spend an extra day touring the great state of Maryland, there will be a 2017 Bonus Cruise to see some of the Bay’s more elusive lighthouses! This all-day excursion will be offered on Thursday, Friday and Monday, September 14, 15, and 18, 2015. Cruise participants will have the opportunity to view …

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Thomas Point after roof work completed.

Notice to Members – Members Only Tour Aug 6, 2017

Celebrate National Lighthouse Day with a “Members Only” Tour of Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse Update: May 9, 2017 To Celebrate National Lighthouse Day on Sunday, August 6th, the United States Lighthouse Society (USLHS) and its Chesapeake Chapter would like to give you the opportunity to sign up for a specially priced “Members Only” tour of …

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Greg tightening the screw holding the block.

Workday: Historic Ships in Baltimore – May 6, 2017

For our second workday up in Baltimore we had a crew of six Chapter volunteers. It was an overcast day with intermittent showers. The weather held long enough for the work on the repairs to the door to the half deck to be completed. Later in the day the interior side was painted. Maybe next …

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Tony and Bob put up paneling in workroom.

Workday: Thomas Point Lighthouse – May 2, 2017

  On a windy May 2nd our second work crew of the season spent the day out at Thomas Point Lighthouse. They continued the installation of paneling that was begun last year in the workroom. In order to prepare the lighthouse for visitors the kitchen displays that had been packed away for the winter were unpacked, …

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Cathy and Howard work on railings.

Workday: Thomas Point Lighthouse – April 30, 2017

On Sunday April 30th, we had a small crew for the first workday of 2017 head out to Thomas Point Lighthouse. Wood for the workroom was loaded onto the boat and delivered to the lighthouse. Work continued on the railing posts around the lantern room. The railings on the main deck have all been replaced thanks …

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Rack Card – 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Rack Card Help us spread the word about our 11th Maryland Lighthouse Challenge! Download a PDF here or email challenge@cheslights.org if you would like to receive a bundle of rack cards to hand out at your favorite location, group or to share with friends and family.  Also click the ‘Like’ button …

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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: April 3, 2017 Assateague Lighthouse Located in the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), Virginia. Phone: Chincoteague NWR – (757) 336-6122 Hours: See website for days and hours Cost: $8 daily per vehicle to enter the …

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All inspects the bullseye lens.

Workday: Calvert Marine Museum – April 22, 2017

The weather did not cooperate with us this weekend. We had to cancel the outdoor work which would have been at Cove Point and come up with a backup plan. But the weather did not impact our main task which was to help to re-insert one of the prisms that had been dislodged from the brass …

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