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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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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 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. Download Low-resolution PDF Download High-resolution …

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Lightship Chesapeake in Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

Workday: Historic Ships in Baltimore – March 18, 2017

It was a small crew on our first workday of 2017. It started damp, overcast and a bit chilly. By the time we emerged for lunch there were blue skies and pleasant temperatures. We were finally able to catch up with Tony Pasek and present him with his 1000+ Hour Volunteer patch. Tony has worked …

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Upcoming Publicity Opportunities: Contact: Become a volunteer, follow this link. CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS – CCUSLHS Publicity – Winter 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Volunteers Wanted Do you like meeting people and sharing your interest in lighthouses with others? If the answer is yes, we could use you as a volunteer at one of the sites …

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Lighthouse Stamps

Lighthouse Stamps

If you support the idea of the US Postal Service issuing a set of postage stamps that features five lighthouses from the Chesapeake Bay, then the Chesapeake Chapter, USLHS requests that you take one of the pre-printed letters with you. Please fill out your name, address and the date up top and sign at the …

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Thomas Point after roof work completed.

2017 Docent Seminar Schedule

Volunteers Needed for Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse Tours Volunteers are needed to help conduct tours aboard the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse. An informational meeting will be held at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis, MD on February 11, 2017. Light refreshments at 8:30am followed by the presentation at 9:00am sharp. Training is provided and the …

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2017 Preservation Schedule

  2017 Project Scheduled Date(s) Notes Calvert Marine Museum  Must be a Chapter Member to participate. April 22, 2017 Work will be assigned my museum staff at Drum Point and/or Cove Point Lighthouse. Historic Ships of Baltimore Must be a Chapter Member to participate. Work will be on the Lightship Chesapeake in Baltimore Inner Harbor. March …

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U.S. Lighthouse Society 2017-18 Tour Schedule

Domestic Outer Banks May 20 to May 27, 2017 Hudson River Jun 04 to Jun 12, 2017 Cape Cod Jul 15 to Jul 23, 2017 Oregon Aug 05 to Aug 13, 2017 San Francisco Bay Sep 07 to Sep 12, 2017 Southern Lake Michigan Sep 17 to Sep 24, 2017 Maine Oct 02 to Oct …

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Lighthouse plaque

Lighthouse Keeper recognition ceremony for Keeper Thomas Steinhise

UPDATE: On Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Cemetery, on Ritchie Highway in Baltimore, MD 21225, the Chesapeake Chapter of the United States Lighthouse Society unveiled a special marker at the grave of Thomas Jefferson Steinhise, the last civilian keeper of the Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse, which now sits on Pier …

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Claudia and Patti doing paint inventory.

Workday: Thomas Point Lighthouse – November 5, 2016

Eight volunteers showed up for the last workday of the season at Thomas Point. The weather was beautiful and volunteers were able to replace the broken window where the fog bell used to be. They were also able to glaze one of the other windows that had been replaced earlier this year. They wanted to …

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