Light Hearted

Light Hearted ep 284 – Annapolis Maritime Museum & Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, MD

Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse

The Annapolis Maritime Museum and Park, or AMM, is devoted to teaching people about the area’s maritime heritage and Chesapeake Bay ecology through exhibits, programs, and events. The museum is also the starting point for public tours of Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse, a national historic landmark. Interviewed in this episode are Alice Estrada, the president and CEO of the Annapolis Maritime Museum and Park, and Bill Cogar, who is the curator of collections.

Aboard the Annapolis Maritime Museum’s traditional skipjack, the WIlma Lee

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, in the town of St. Michaels, explores and preserves the history, environment, and culture of the entire Chesapeake Bay region. The museum is also home to the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse. The guests in this episode are Suzanne O’Donnell, school age educator, and Marketing and Communications Manager Eric Detweiler. The museum’s special programs for children and families are discussed.

Hooper Strait Lighthouse

Jennifer Anielski, librarian for the Mariners Museum in Newport News, Virginia, is the guest co-host.

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