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Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse News

The Chesapeake Chapter of the USLHS is proud to announce that over $413,000 has now been donated, granted and funded to Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse, which will allow us to complete the structural restoration of the “hips and joints” of the lighthouse in 2020. The work will begin when the weather breaks in late April …

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Lighthouse plaque

Lighthouse Keeper recognition ceremony April 4, 2020 for Keeper Otho M. Bounds

Any questions, email Keeper Grave Dedication Ceremony programs-keepers @cheslights.org  Download the Grave Marker Program Marker and Ceremony Application here.

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Thomas Point Artist Trading Coin

NEW on our website!!

Exciting NEW information on our website!

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Al and family

Crossed-the-Bar • Al Smith • 1942 – 2019 & BJ Smith • 1944 – 2020

This painting of Al was commissioned by our Chapter Secretary and presented to Al’s wife in appreciation for all the work Al performed for our Chapter. Shortly after he submitted his membership and 40+3 reports for this newsletter, Membership Chairman Al Smith was hospitalized. On January 16, Al lost his battle with brain cancer. He …

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Chapter Scout Patch

Scouts take the 2019 MD Lighthouse Challenge

This quarter we celebrate the scouts that completed the 12th Maryland Lighthouse Challenge. The Farrell family from Valrico, Florida. Sierra, a Junior and Kayla, a Daisy Girl Scout along with their mom, Jennifer, completed what is the equivalent to the 2019 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge in June to earn the “Keeping the Lights Shining” Scout patch …

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Past Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Souvenirs Available for Purchase

As a Challenge fundraiser, and while supplies last, we are selling previous years’ Challenge souvenirs!  Round out your Challenge memorabilia with any of the following souvenir sets.  Remember, these items also make great gifts and/or stocking stuffers for those lighthouse lovers on your Christmas list! The proceeds from the sale of these items go directly …

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Maryland Governor's Citation

Chapter Receives Maryland Governor’s Citation

Maryland Governor’s Citation conferred to the Chesapeake Chapter “in recognition of the unique and historic role which the Lighthouse has played in helping to build our great Nation…in celebration of the 12th Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

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1st Finishers Results! – 2019 MD Lighthouse Challenge

FIRST OVERALL FINISHERS: Point Lookout Christy & Russ Wnuk-Fink from Laurel, Maryland Saturday at 12:57 pm Saturday, September 21 Piney Point Sarah Jones Kirk and David Lee Kirk from Mechanicsville, Virginia at 4:26 pm Cove Point Brothers, Greg Capel Jr. from Glassboro, New Jersey and Adam Capel from Sewell, New Jersey at 4:35 pm Sunday, …

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2019 Pin

After Challenge Survey – 2019 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!

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Special Edition Newsletter – 2019 MD Lighthouse Challenge

Download the Special Edition – in color! – of the 12th Challenge Newsletter! Featuring  The Artful Lighthouse Challenge The 2019 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge by Lauren & Paula Liebrecht and Karen Rosage 19ChallengeIssue.pdf

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