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Historical Placard Update: Sandy Point Shoal Lighthouse

Sandy Point Placard 2

It started its run as a poorly visible light atop a story and a half structure. Today, it is seen by 5,000 – 8,000 people a day on weekends during the summer months. Sandy Point Shoal Lighthouse is perhaps the most visible lighthouse in the Chesapeake Bay, although not everyone knows what they are looking …

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Four Girl Scout Troops Earn Chesapeake Chapter Scout Patch

Chapter Scout Patch

This quarter we celebrate four Girl Scout troops who earned the Chesapeake Chapter, U.S.L.H.S. “Keeping the Lights Shining” Scouts Patch! Cadette Troop 80294 and Senior Troop 80295 from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, eleven girls and their leader. The girls earned the Chesapeake Chapter, U.S.L.H.S. “Keeping the Lights Shining” Scouts Patch! The troops, led by Patricia Mellors, completed …

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Workday: Historic Ships In Baltimore – June 2, 2018

Rob passes up wood from the lower - lower area to Lauren and Paula for removal.

We had a small crew of five on the Lightship Chesapeake in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor for our second workday there in 2018. It was no surprise that it was overcast and threatening rain all day – that seems to be the standard forecast for the last couple of weeks.  The threat of rain dissuaded us …

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Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Lighthouses/Lightships/ Lifesaving Station Information

LSS, Lewes, DE

This information was provided by personnel from the various organizations listed below and may be subject to change. Last Update: April 4, 2018 Assateague Lighthouse Located in the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), Virginia. Phone: Chincoteague NWR – (757) 336-6122 Hours: See website for days and hours Cost: $20 for a seven day entrance pass …

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OUR NEW KEEPER’S LOFT!

VISIT OUR NEW AND IMPROVED STORE! FREE shipping for purchases over $60.00. ALL Keeper’s Loft purchases* are 10% off for our members (use the code found in the newsletter). * no discount for membership, or digital downloads SHOP NOW! Become a member and enjoy 10% off all purchases all year!

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Lighthouse Stamps

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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2018 Preservation Schedule

Preservation

  2018 Project Scheduled Date(s) Notes Calvert Marine Museum  Must be a Chapter Member to participate.  Work will be assigned by museum staff at Drum Point and/or Cove Point Lighthouse. April 21, 2018 Historic Ships of Baltimore Must be a Chapter Member to participate. Work will be on the Lightship Chesapeake or Seven Foot Knoll in Baltimore …

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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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GoodSearch and GoodShop

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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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