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Lightship Chesapeake in Baltimore's Inner Habor

Workday: Historic Ships in Baltimore – March 28, 2015

Our first workday in Baltimore was not exactly spring-like. I had ordered some pleasant springtime weather but what was delivered was a chilly overcast day with intermittent snow showers. If you were coming to Baltimore from the north, I think it was a little more substantial at times. But the ship was a balmy 50 …

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Captain Howard takes us home.

Workday: Thomas Point – March 21, 2015

  We had our first workday of the season to celebrate the inauguration of spring. But someone forgot to tell the weather. Saturday dawned gray and cold after a snowy first day of spring on Friday. Seven volunteers boarded the Audacious and headed out to the light through the gloomy mist. As we approached we …

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NEW Merchandise in the LOFT!!

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

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2015 Spring Board Meeting

2015 Spring Chapter Board Meeting Photos

The Chapter Fall Board Meeting was held Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the John Marshall in Alexandria, VA Click here to see more photos on our Facebook page. (You do not need to have a Facebook account)

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First Prize for Drawing by Serenity Love

2014 Photo Contest Results

Twelve photographers entered the 2014 Chesapeake Chapter Photo Contest. The photos were displayed at the celebratory picnic where Chapter members voted for their favorites. While participation was a bit low (there wasn’t a lot of time for entries to be submitted), all the entries were very good and we appreciate those who participated. The categories …

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Preservation

2015 Preservation Schedule

  2015 Project Date(s) Notes Calvert Marine Museum April 18th or 19th, 2015 We will work either Saturday or Sunday. Which date we work will be determined as the date gets closer. Please register if interested and you will be notified when the date is finalized. Historic Ships of Baltimore March 28, 2015 May 2, …

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Photo by Lauren Liebrecht
Tony Pasek, Anne Puppa and Hobie Statzer (not in photo) remove light fixture

Workday: Historic Ships In Baltimore – Nov 22, 2014

There was a large crew for the last workday up in Baltimore. It was a brisk day with highs in the 40s. The ship was very cold when we first arrived so one of Greg’s first tasks was to fix the electrical problem that was preventing the heat from working. It’s a good thing Greg …

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Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse

Workday: Thomas Point Lighthouse – Oct 20th and Nov 8th 2014

On October 20th two volunteers headed out to do some more work at Thomas Point. They had a shortened workday due to the weather – but they still managed to accomplish quite a bit. They finished removing the remnants of the storage shed and began installing deck boards where the raised platform in front of …

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Chapter Scout Patch

Girl Scouts and Webelo Pack from Indian Head, MD

  Scouts from Indian Head, MD completed our Scout Patch program!  Seven Senior, Cadette, and Junior Girl Scouts from troops 2492, 6461 and 2505; and three Webelos from pack 425, visited Drum Point and Cove Point as part of the eight completed activities from our program. Their activities included making posters to display at their …

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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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