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Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse News

Work re-started in the beginning of May to replace the steel beams and tie rods at Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse. The contractor, Marine Solutions, Inc. endured some nasty weather, extreme high tides, rain, cold and wind during this second phase of the work.  You will recall that we replaced a wood beam under the privy …

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Thomas Point Artist Trading Coin

NEW on our website!!

Latest information on our website!

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Lighthouse Challenge and Festival Dates – UPDATED

Regional Lighthouse Challenge and Festival Dates.

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LSS, Lewes, DE

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: April 2, 2019

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Lighthouse Histories Workday: At Home on a date and time of your choice!

Preservation Work From Home If you’re a Chapter member we already know you love lighthouses. But if you are also a history buff and you’re looking for something to do while at home we have a tailor made project for you. Several years ago the Chapter had a project to help update the lighthouse histories …

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Lighthouse plaque

POSTPONED – Lighthouse Keeper recognition ceremony 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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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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