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The Beach Apparatus of the US Lifesaving Service and Early USCG

By |2019-10-21T09:36:13-04:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: History, News Release|

The mechanics of The Beach Apparatus of the United States Lifesaving Service and early United States Coast Guard by Larry Grubbs - Station Keeper, Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station The Lyle Gun is fired during a Beach Apparatus Drill at Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station. See the shot line leading from the faking box at right to the shot, [...]

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Chicamacomico Wins the Prize

By |2019-02-27T03:34:21-05:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: News Release|

Dinah Beveridge - Site Manager, Mary Ann Cohen - Board Member, Ralph Buxton - Past Treasurer, Larry Grubbs - President, John Griffin - Past President Each Year the Outer Banks Community Foundation sponsors a Video Contest with the general theme of “How the Community Foundation has helped us”. Using source material from a variety [...]

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Property Adjacent to the 1911 Station

By |2018-12-21T17:23:43-05:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: News Release|

Funded in large part by the Dare County Tourism Board, Chicamacomico was able to purchase the property adjacent to the 1911 Station so as to insure that it remain undeveloped unless and until our organization can determine a use consistent with our mission (to preserve this site and the stories of the men who served in [...]

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World War I Exhibit Opens August 13th at the CLSS

By |2019-10-21T10:19:44-04:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: History, News Release|

In a tribute to victory acres, war bonds, and heroic efforts in battles and at home, a traveling exhibition commemorating the centennial of the U.S. entry into World War I opens in Rodanthe, NC at the Chicamacomico Life Saving Station at 23645 NC Highway 12 (MP 39.5). Chicamacomico, in conjunction with the North Carolina Department of [...]

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Oregon Inlet Station Flagpole Stands Tall at Chicamacomico LSS

By |2019-10-21T09:35:29-04:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

This flagpole is from the old Oregon Inlet Station and was originally a communications tower that, after it was declared obsolete, was trimmed by 20’ to replace the station’s old flagpole. Board members Larry Grubbs and Sandy Sanderson set the pole into its stand while board member Mike Daugherty mans the ladder. Larry [...]

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Donation to Chicamacomico’s Centennial Commemoration

By |2018-12-21T17:23:44-05:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: News Release|

MIDGETT REALTY's Tim Midgett and Susie Midgett Austin (center) present a check for $5,000 to Chicamacomico Historical Association President John Griffin (left) and Treasurer Ralph Buxton (right) to help support the Mirlo Centennial Commemoration Aug. 13-17, 2018. (CHA photo) Midgett Realty is supporting the week-long commemoration of the centennial of the Mirlo Rescue, Aug. 13-17, [...]

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Mirlo Rescue Centennial Week Celebration

By |2018-12-21T17:23:44-05:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: News Release|

Chicamacomico is one of the most complete sites of all remaining Life Saving Stations in the nation. The site is open Monday through Friday from 10 AM – 5 PM and Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM. Admission fee is $8 per person. Site restoration work has continued over the winter with new shingles on the [...]

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Easter Week Activities at Chicamacomico

By |2018-12-21T17:23:44-05:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: News Release|

Chicamacomico Life Saving Station & Museum opens for the 2018 season on Monday, April 2nd. Chicamacomico is one of the most complete sites of all remaining Life Saving Stations in the nation. The site is open Monday through Friday from 10 AM – 5 PM and Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM. Admission fee is $8 [...]

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Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Tentative Schedules 2018

By |2019-10-21T09:29:15-04:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Alerts, News Release|

Mirlo Commemoration Week Friday, August 3rd - Soft Launch of "Shake" Show at Dare County Arts Council Gallery Monday, August 13th - Opening Reception "Shake" Show Dare County Arts Council Gallery Tuesday, August 14th - Descendants place Mirlo Artifacts on display at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum; reception to follow Wednesday, August 15th - Guided tour [...]

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Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Membership Meeting Summary

By |2019-10-21T09:30:38-04:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: News Release|

Date: December 2, 2017 Attendees: John Griffin, Ralph Buxton, Larry Grubbs, Sandy Sanderson, Dinah Beveridge, Ryan Gentry, Amy Etherington, & Richard Shaw Welcome/Introductions (John) Grants/Capital Projects/Finances (Ralph) Total cash: $30,100.86 unrestricted, $42,173.45 (restricted) (Restricted funds are limited to a specific use either by benefactors, foundations, or the Board) Gift shop sales are up 5.08% (through 10/31), [...]

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