Volunteers are needed to help conduct tours aboard the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse, an offshore station in the Chesapeake Bay. An informational meeting will be held at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis, Maryland, on February 11, 2017. Light refreshments at 8:30am followed by the meeting at 9:00am sharp. Training is provided. Volunteers work in teams to greet and register visitors and to interpret this National Historic Landmark lighthouse. Register by February 4 via email to TPSL@verizon.net. Parents of volunteers who are under 18 years of age should also attend.
Submitted by Bob Stevenson, Education Coordinator, Chesapeake Chapter, U.S. Lighthouse Society, January 16, 2017
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Candace was the US Lighthouse Society historian from 2016 until she passed away in August 2018. She worked for 30 years with lighthouse history. She also worked with the National Parks System, and the Council of American Maritime Museums. She was a noted historical author and the most knowledgable person on lighthouse historical information at the National Archives. Books by Candace Clifford include: Women who Kept the Lights, Mind the Light Katie, a History of Thirty-eight Female Lighthouse Keepers and Maine Lighthouses, Documentation of their Past.