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Lighthouse Keeper recognition ceremony for Keeper John A. Phillips – November 6th, 2021

It was a beautiful Saturday at the Loudon Park Cemetery in Baltimore.  The family and friends of Keeper John Phillips gathered for the U. S. Lighthouse Service Grave Marker dedication ceremony to honor his service as a Lighthouse Keeper from 1869 to 1877.  His grave marker was installed by a family member with an assist …

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Cove Point Light Station

Workday: Cove Point Lighthouse March 19, 2022

After two years volunteers returned to Cove Point to do a little touch up work on the porch of the keeper’s house. It was a small crew of four people who showed up on a sunny and breezy Saturday. The museum has just completed replacing the old, battered chain link fence that stands between the …

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Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse News

Winter Update A hardy group of volunteers hung holiday wreaths in November. They were removed in January to be replaced by ice. It has been quiet this winter as we all hibernate and wait for spring to arrive. By the time you read this, we will have started our spring Docent training program and our …

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Keeper Mascot Charlie Martin

Keepers Mascot: Charlie Martin

Mascot #128 is Charlie Martin. members Eric andSusan provided this info: Charlie is an all-black, cat. He was about 7 months old when we adopted him two years ago. We picked him out of the bunch because we learned that black cats are the least adopted. One of Charlie’s favorite spots to regally sit is …

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Events

Lighthouse Challenge and Festival Dates

Regional Lighthouse Challenge and Festival Dates.

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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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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 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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