Author Archives: jharr

2012 Member Reception

The 2012 Member Reception took place on June 3 and it was a great success!  It was wonderful to see so many members and a few new faces.  Musical entertainment was provided by Dr. David Jaffe and the weather was lovely. A rainbow just for us! Dr. Jaffe sharing his…  
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Special Exhibit in the Keeper’s House

We are pleased to have a special temporary exhibit in the Keeper’s House, courtesy of Dallas Kane.  Dallas is a 4th grader at Harford Christian School and recently completed a project on the Lighthouse.  He did the research and built the model all by himself!  Dallas’ presentation advanced and won third place in…  
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2012 Star Spangled Banner Commemorative Coin Program

Obverse side – depicting Lady Liberty waving the 15 star, 15 stripe flag with Ft. McHenry in the background Reverse side – depicting waving modern American flag The US Mint has issued several coins commemorating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812.  We are pleased to announce that a limited…  
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Free State’s Finest 2012

Havre de Grace has been featured in Maryland Life Magazine’s Free State Finest awards!  We won several awards, one being Best Historic District.   Here is the link to the full list: These are just a few more reasons to visit Havre de Grace and come climb the lighthouse! See…  
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2012 Season

We are now open for the season!  The Lighthouse and Keeper’s House will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 1pm-5pm until the end of October.  Come visit us! The view from the tower is wonderful and there are new exhibits in the Keeper’s House.  Put us on your list…  
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Posts without rails. Stacking the rails. He has to cut every rail by hand! We are beginning to make some changes to the lighthouse and keeper’s house grounds.  The house has been restored to the 1880’s time period and now we are ready to restore the grounds as well.  One…  
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Did You Know…

Penfield Reef Light in Fairfield, Connecticut is currently up for auction. Did you know that the US General Services Administration administers a federal program that conveys historic lighthouses to new stewards in accordance to the provisions set forth in the National Historic Lighthouses Preservation Act? “Lighthouses across the country will be…  
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Lighthouse Quilt

J. Hartsell – Concord Lighthouse 2012 – Painted Quilt This beautiful quilt was created by an artist, Jill Hartsell, who grew up here in Havre de Grace and has since moved to North Carolina. Her description, “The middle of the quilt is painted with appliqué clouds and the outer squares…  
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Lighthouse Keeper

THE LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER from THE LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER team on Vimeo. I just ran across this video on Vimeo.  Although obviously fictional, there are many challenges a lighthouse keeper faces each and every night.  Bravo to all of the brave men and women who kept the light shining during their tenure as…  
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Lighting the Way

I was reading through The Lighthouse Endeavor’s Keeper’s Journal and he posted this image of the recent Italian cruise ship tragedy.  Look at the lighthouses flanking the ship.  Are the lights still shining?  Do you think that they helped the survivors find their way as I’m sure they did so many times…  
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Hours of Operation

The Lighthouse and Keeper's House Museum and Gift Shop are open!

From April through October our hours will be:

Saturday 10 am - 2 pm.

Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm.

We ask that visitors please practice social distancing. Masks are no longer required in the Lighthouse and Keeper's House Museum and Gift Shop, but visitors are encouraged to wear masks in both locations. Masks and sanitizer are available at both the Lighthouse and Keeper's House.

Located off of I-95, exit 89 between Baltimore and Philadelphia.

Free Admission.

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