Category: Workdays: Calvert Marine Museum

Workday: Calvert Marine Museum – April 22, 2017

All inspects the bullseye lens.

The weather did not cooperate with us this weekend. We had to cancel the outdoor work which would have been at Cove Point and come up with a backup plan. But the weather did not impact our main task which was to help to re-insert one of the prisms that had been dislodged from the brass …

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Workday: Calvert Marine Museum – April 16, 2016

Cove Point Light Station on a beautiful spring day.

It was a beautiful spring day down at Cove Point Light Station in Calvert County Maryland. Six volunteers arrived at the light station on Saturday morning and were greeted with sunshine and slight bay breeze as we went to work. We were met by Richard Dodds the Curator of Maritime History at the Museum. He …

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Workday: Cove Point Light Station April 18, 2015

Work crew with last two posts removed.

It was a small crew that turned up for a picture perfect day at one of the prettiest sites on the Chesapeake. We met the Calvert Marine Museum’s Curator of Maritime History Richard Dodds at Cove Point Light Station under bright blue skies and a nice breeze off the bay with temperatures in the sixties and climbing. …

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Workday: Cove Point Lighthouse May 2007

  We had to postpone the work at Cove Point from April to May due to the imminent arrival of a nor’easter. The wait was worth it. The weather was beautiful if somewhat hot. We spent the day cutting up a fallen read cedar. There was some beautiful wood in the tree. Several volunteers worked …

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Work Day at Drum Point Lighthouse April 13, 2013

Five volunteers arrived at Calvert Marine museum and received instructions for the day. We were to work on the five benches that have sat under the Drum Point Lighthouse for over 20 years. Richard Dodds had already started the work and we picked up where he’d left off. The day started out warm and sunny. …

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