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Carolyn and Helen painting second floor room.

Workday: Thomas Point Lighthouse – October 12 & 15, 2016

It was a busy week at Thomas Point. On Saturday it was a full crew of a dozen volunteers with three first time volunteers and three volunteers coming down from Pennsylvania. It was a picture perfect on both days with cool temperatures, a slight breeze and low humidity – two perfect fall days. On Saturday volunteers …

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Thomas Point ready for visitors.

Workday: Thomas Point – September 24, 2016

The weather finally started to cooperate (sort of) with our weekend volunteers in late September. The weather was cooler, but the sunny day promised was anything but sunny. Still once we passed thru the rainclouds on the way to the light, we had a dry, cloudy day with a stiff steady breeze. It was nice …

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Heading home.

Workday: Thomas Point – August 26, 2016

Despite the heat, humidity and a “plague” of aggressive biting flies, a small group of five volunteers had a productive day in late August. The group went out on August 26th and focused primarily on the renovation of the equipment room. While a couple of people worked on clearing the walls the others continued the …

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ChesLights Kids! – New Craft Projects!

SEE OUR LATEST PROJECTS!! We have a new version of the clay pot lighthouse. Follow the video and detailed instructions to create it!!

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Stove donated by Hobie Statzer after restoration.

Workday: Thomas Point Lighthouse – August 12, 2016

Making something old look new again is sometimes an art. For preservationists, it is often just part of the job. One of the goals of the preservation program for Thomas Point Lighthouse is to show visitors what it might have looked like during different years. This often means trying to make old artifacts look new again. This is …

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Chapter Scout Patch

Scouts Earn Chesapeake Chapter Scout Patch

This quarter we received two applications for the Chesapeake Chapter Scout Patch! The following scouts received their patch, a certificate, and a copy of the Chapter’s Summer 2016 newsletter. Girl Scout troop 1204, led by Christie Bennett-Zellers, from Bernville, Pennsylvania spent the night at Hooper Strait in June. The nine Scouts receiving their patch are: …

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Hobie applies rust-remover to lantern window frame

Workday: Thomas Point – July 8, 2016

There is an image many have of the lonely lighthouse keeper at his post tending the light. But it was anything but lonely out at Thomas Point on Friday July 8th. Volunteers went out to do some more work on Thomas Point Light accompanied by 10 guests from a woodworking company. They came out to …

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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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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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