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  1. Scouts Patch Program – 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge — March 9, 2017
  2. Publicity — February 5, 2017
  3. Lighthouse Stamps — February 5, 2017
  4. 2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge — February 3, 2017
  5. U.S. Lighthouse Society 2017-18 Tour Schedule — January 5, 2017

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Scouts Patch Program – 2017 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 16-17, 2017. See information regarding the Maryland Lighthouse …

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Publicity

Upcoming Publicity Opportunities: Contact: publicity@cheslights.org 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

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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2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge

The Chesapeake Chapter’s 2015 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge The 2015 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge September 19 and 20 Click here to see our photo album of Finishers, Volunteers and Memorable Moments from the 2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge List of 1st Finishers Take our AFTER CHALLENGE SURVEY! Download the Special Edition of the Challenge Newsletter! Featuring – Form …

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U.S. Lighthouse Society 2017-18 Tour Schedule

USLHS Tours

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 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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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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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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Girl Scout from Fredericksburg, VA Earns Chesapeake Chapter Scout Patch

This quarter we received one application for the Chesapeake Chapter Scout Patch! The following scout received her patch, a certificate, and  a copy of our newsletter announcement. Girl Scout Troop 468 from Fredericksburg, VA – Led by Kira Fredenburgh – Scout: Cadette Jordan Rice. Jordan provided photos of her projects: Congratulations Jordan!! ~ Spring 2016 Contact: Education Coordinator, …

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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: 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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Final 2015 Open House at Point Lookout

Winnie, Hobie, Alma & Tony participated in the final Open House for 2015 at Point Lookout Lighthouse on Saturday, November 7.

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Scouts take the Challenge

An unprecedented number of scouts (43) and their leaders (23) from 21 different troops, three states, and the District of Columbia, participated and finished the MD Lighthouse Challenge, earning them the Chesapeake Chapter “Keeping the Lights Shinning” Scout Patch! The following troops received their patch and certificates along with a copy of the Fall newsletter. …

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NEW Merchandise in the LOFT!!

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

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T-Shirt Design – 2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge

Introducing the 2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge T-Shirt Design.

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After Challenge Survey – 2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge

We would love to hear from you, whether or not you attended this year’s MD Lighthouse Challenge.  If you only visited one or numerous lighthouses, attended previous years or other state challenges, we want your feedback to help us make the event a bigger success!  Thank you! Your City and State: *Did you participate in …

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Special Edition Newsletter – 2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge

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Souvenir: Stamps – 2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge

CHALLENGE LIGHTS COMPLETER BONUS LIGHTS BONUS CRUISE

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Our Sponsors – 2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge

WE THANK OUR SPONSORS!

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Discounted Hotel Accommodations – 2015 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

Discounted Hotel Accommodations 2015 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Route The Chesapeake Chapter wishes your stay in Maryland to be a wonderful one. For your convenience, listed below are the hotels/inns that are offering discounted accommodations along the Maryland Lighthouse Challenge route. The Chesapeake Chapter does not assume any responsibility for these accommodations, only that they are …

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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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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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2015 Spring Chapter Board Meeting Photos

2015 Spring Board Meeting

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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1st Finishers Results! – 2015 MD Lighthouse Challenge

Maryland Lighthouse Challenge First Finishers – In Order of Time Finished Concord Point: David and Diane Richmond, Hanover, Maryland; 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. (Grand First Finishers!) Drum Point: Lisa & Evan Mintz, Dix Hills, New York; 3:57 p.m. on Saturday. Piney Point: Hilari Seery North Carolina; 5:18 p.m. on Saturday. Baltimore: Rose, Rick and Melissa …

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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 Award: Friends of Concord Point Lighthouse

2014 Grant Recepient

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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Chapter 25th Anniversary Celebration Photos

The Chapter celebrated it’s 25th Anniversary on Saturday, September 20, 2014 with a picnic to honor members and volunteers at Fort Washington Park. Click here to see more photos on our Facebook page. (You do not need to have a Facebook account)

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2014 Fall Chapter Board Meeting Photos

The Chapter Fall Board Meeting was held Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Concord Point Keepers House in Havre de Grace, MD Click here to see more photos on our Facebook page. (You do not need to have a Facebook account) View Larger Map

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Education: Brownie Troop, Dawn, VA

Chapter President, Tony Pasek, his wife Alma and Chapter Secretary, Hobie Statzer did a lighthouse talk and the Chapter’s preservation efforts on August 11 to a group of Brownies in Dawn, VA during their week-long day Camp Evening Shade. The Brownies are working on a special Lighthouse badge and are rising 2 & 3rd graders. …

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GoodSearch and GoodShop

Goodshop.com is partnering with us, the Chesapeake Chapter, to help our cause. Now when you purchase items using Goodshop.com coupons, a portion of the purchase could be donated to us in support of our H.E.L.P. Fund. Now when you make purchases from your favorite stores like Walgreens, Restaurant.com, or TurboTax, you will not only be …

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Chapter 25 Year Celebration Invitation

Fort Washington

Join us Saturday, September 20, 2014 to celebrate the Chapter’s 25th Anniversary at our Volunteer/Member Appreciation Day! Location: Fort Washington Park Time: noon to 3:00 p.m. Park entrance fee: $5.00 per car Free lunch • Activities for children under 12 Open to ALL current Chapter members. R.S.V.P. required by August 20, 2014 Please R.S.V.P. below. …

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