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Workday: Thomas Point Lighthouse May 16 & May 20, 2015

On May 16th and 20th volunteers headed out to Thomas Point to do some more exterior work on the lighthouse. On Saturday volunteers worked on some of the decking and railing. They installed some posts and railing where the old shed had been. They also did some work on the deck boards. The following Wednesday another …

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Reflections of Point Lookout Light in newly installed window.

Workday: Point Lookout Light Station May 14, 2015

Volunteers Tony Pasek and Hobie Statzer have made a few trips down to Point Lookout Light Station where they are working with Point Lookout volunteer Chuck Kohls to restore the windows in the old buoy shed that sits next to the lighthouse. The shed has been a fixture on the site since 1883 when the …

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Chapter Brick at Concord Point Legacy Walk

Workday: Concord Point Lighthouse May 5,2015

Chapter volunteers Tony Pasek and Hobie Statzer headed north to Concord Point Lighthouse where they joined Friends of Concord Point President Floyd Dobson in installing the legacy bricks along the walk to and around the lighthouse. They installed 50 new legacy bricks – which meant they had to remove 50 blank bricks. All in all, …

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Driving Directions – 2015 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

DOWNLOAD PDF DIRECTIONS Concord Point Havre de Grace, MD 410-939-3213 www.concordpointlighthouse.org GPS: 39 ̊ 32’ 27” latitude, 76 ̊ 05’ 06” longitude From Seven Foot Knoll (approx. drive time 50 min) From Pratt Street past Inner Harbor, get in far left lane, turn left onto President Street. Take next left onto Lombard Street, follow straight …

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Millers Island Lighthouse
aka Craighill Channel Lower Range Light Rear. 
Photo by Andy Gray

Bonus Cruise! – 2015 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge – Thursday, Friday and Monday, September 17, 18, and 21

For those able to spend an extra day touring the great state of Maryland, there will be a 2015 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 17, 18, and 21, 2015. Cruise participants will have the opportunity to view …

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Scouts Patch Program – 2015 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

Any Boy or Girl Scout that completes the Maryland Lighthouse Challenge is eligible to receive the Chesapeake Chapter, U.S.L.H.S.  “Keeping the Lights Shining” Scout Patch. REQUIREMENTS To earn the Chesapeake Chapter, U.S.L.H.S.  “Keeping the Lights Shining” Scout Patch, the scout must complete the Maryland Lighthouse Challenge, September 19-20, 2015. See information regarding the Maryland Lighthouse …

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Lighthouse Stamps

During the board meeting, it was suggested by member Greg Krawczyk that the Chapter pursue contacting the Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee and suggest that the U.S. Postal Service create a new series of lighthouse stamps. Yes – we are hoping the post office will do a set of beacons featuring the five architectural styles on …

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Rack Card – 2015 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

2015 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Rack Card Help us spread the word about our 10 year Anniversary Celebration. 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.

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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. Assateague Lighthouse Located in the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), VA. Phone: Chincoteague NWR – (757) 336-6122 Hours and Cost: Open 9 am to 3 pm Saturday and Sunday April through November (Cost is Free, but donations accepted). …

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Alma, Gerry and Sue at Piney Point Lighthouse Waterfront Celebration, 2011

Publicity

Upcoming Publicity Opportunities: Contact: publicity@cheslights.org Become a volunteer, follow this link. With a new lighthouse season upon us comes new opportunities to promote the Chapter and Chesapeake Lighthouses. Point Lookout Open Houses The Point Lookout Preservation Society will be conducting monthly open houses at Point Lookout Lighthouse between April and November, 10:00 am to 2:00 …

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