Our Lighthouse Heritage

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Keepers

Keepers

“Recognizing lighthouse keepers and the life saving services that they rendered promotes an awareness of lighthouses and maritime history. Through these pages we share the unique stories of Chesapeake Bay area lighthouse keepers.” ~ Chesapeake Chapter Board Member, Betty Collins

Lighthouses

Lighthouses

In keeping with the U.S. Lighthouse Society’s mission of sharing the rich maritime legacy of American lighthouses we have created these histories of the beacons that protected / still protect the mariners of the Chesapeake Bay region.

Timelines

In keeping with the U.S. Lighthouse Society’s mission of sharing the rich maritime legacy of American lighthouses we have created these timelines of the beacons that protected / still protect the mariners of the Chesapeake Bay region.

Lighthouse Passport Book

U.S. Lighthouse Society Passport Program

The United States Lighthouse Society sponsors a Lighthouse Passport Program. A passport with a blue vinyl cover, similar in appearance to an official United States passport, is available through our Chapter and the Society. When you visit a participating lighthouse, you can get your passport stamped. When you have completed the book with 60 stamps/photos, …