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Historical Placards: York River Lighthouses in November 2021- York Spit, Tue Marshes, Pages Rocks and Bells Rock.

Photos by: Steve Ormsby, President of the Watermen’s Museum   York County Sign Shop Lead Daniel Howard featured in two of the photos 2021 Outdoor Lighthouse Historical Displays Installed  by Programs Chair Greg Krawczyk The Lighthouse Historical Display program has a board-approved annual budget for both its indoor displays and outdoor displays.  During the third …

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Lighthouse Keeper recognition ceremony for Keepers William M. Yeatman & William Yeatman – Honored on Saturday September 25th 2021

Southern Maryland Lighthouse Keepers Honored by Greg Krawczyk St. Mary’s County is home to a number of lighthouses, located in the Potomac River and directly on the Chesapeake Bay. Two keepers of these lighthouses, William M. Yeatman and William Yeatman , were honored on Saturday September 25, 2021. The Chapter installed U. S. Lighthouse Service …

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Thomas Point Artist Trading Coin

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Keepers Mascot: George Leikam

Mascot 127 is George Leikam. Owner Mary provided this info: George Leikam is a golden, shih tzu with an intense personality that came to me through a road trip from the East. George is 7 years old now and is perpetual motion. He chases balls, chews water bottles and is constantly wanting more playtime. His …

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Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse News

Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse Benefit Raffle You can win this beautiful hand-crafted wood crab with a painted Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse on the front and two FREE tickets for a lighthouse tour during the 2022 season. Tickets are $20 for this raffle the winner will be selected at random on December 1, 2021. Click Here …

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Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse Forever Stamp Issued!

On a rainy day in Annapolis, Maryland, the Chesapeake Chapter celebrated the U.S. Postal Service dedication of the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse Forever Stamp. The stamp is part of a set of five Mid-Atlantic Lighthouses. Along with Thomas Point Shoal in Maryland it also features, Montauk Point, New York; Harbor of Refuge, Delaware; Navesink, New …

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Keepers Mascot: Moana Elliott

Mascot 126 is Moana Elliott. Owner Jim provided this info: Moana is a Snowshoe cat, and, like her ancestors the Siamese, is apointed cat, meaning she is short-haired with light-colored areas in seal or blue, four white feet and blue eyes. Moana came into our lives in September of 2017 when someone left her secured …

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Greenbury Point Lighthouse Placard

Historical Placard: Greenbury Point Lighthouse August 2020

The Greenbury Point Lighthouse indoor placard was presented in August 2020. It will be displayed in the crew lounge at the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Annapolis, Maryland

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Historical Placard: Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse August 2020

The Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse indoor placard was presented in August 2020. It is displayed in the U.S. Coast Guard Station Crew Lounge in Annapolis, Maryland.

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Keeper Bio: Raabe, William

Date of Service: 1890-1925 1855:  Born June 27th in Germany. 1869:  Immigrates to the United States from Germany. 1880:  Occupation is listed as a Sailor living in Baltimore with his wife, Annie, in the U.S. Census. 1890–1891:  Serves as First Assistant at Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse, MD. His salary is $420/year. 1891:  Serves as First …

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