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The Chesapeake Chapter focuses on implementing the U.S. Lighthouse Society’s goals of restoration and preservation of America’s lighthouses in the Chesapeake Bay area, particularly with regard to the lighthouses and lightships of Virginia, Maryland and lower portion of Delaware.

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Partnership Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse

Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse

In 2004, the United States Lighthouse Society and its Chesapeake Chapter entered in a public-private partnership with The City of Annapolis, the Annapolis Maritime Museum, and Anne Arundel County to obtain ownership of Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse. Under our partnership agreements, the City of Annapolis is the lighthouse owner; the United States Lighthouse Society and …

Partnership Hooper Island Lighthouse

Hooper Island

  In the spring of 2007 the U.S. Lighthouse Society responded to the National Park Service application request for the transfer of the lighthouse to a non-profit organization through the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000 (NHLPA). On May 31, 2009 the organization received official notice that they had been awarded the lighthouse. Since …