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Matching Grant Endowment

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: News Release|

Chicamacomico Historic Association The Chicamacomico Historic Association is pleased to be a recipient of a $2500. Matching Grant from the Outer Banks Community Fund (OBCF) to increase our endowment fund. If we can raise $2500 specifically for our endowment fund by 11/30/2017 OBCF will match that amount so your gift will be doubled! Our endowment fund, [...]

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Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station Apparatus Drill Reenactment

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: News Release|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jEQI3zkZt8 Video Shot by OBX Daydream Videos

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New Gift Shop Items

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: News Release|

Now available in the gift shop, If you are not able to get to the station give us a call we’d be glad to ship these items to you. Surf Checks $12.95 Mirlo Commemorative Coins in Velvet Box $20; in acrylic case $18.

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99th Mirlo Commemoration

By | September 5th, 2017|Categories: News Release|

Justin O'Neal of Rodanthe reads the actual log entry written by John Allen Midgett, Jr on Aug 16, 1918, which describes the rescue of 42 British Merchant Seamen from the oil tanker Mirlo which had been torpedoed off our coast by a German U-boat. Justin is a descendant of both "Capt Johnnie" and crew member Prochorus [...]

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Chicamacomico Announces Saturday Hours

By | August 24th, 2017|Categories: News Release|

The Chicamacomico Life Saving Station and Museum in Rodanthe is pleased to announce that, beginning September 2nd and continuing through October, we will now be open on Saturdays from 10AM to 4 PM. Dinah Beveridge, site manager, says "Hopefully this will allow weekend visitors to the Outer Banks to view this important piece of local history". [...]

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Junior ROTC Beach Apparatus Drill

By | August 8th, 2017|Categories: News Release|

Junior ROTC Students from Camden County High School under the leadership of Master Chief Lyndon Dupree (USCG-Ret), who is their Maritime Science instructor, will be performing the Beach Apparatus Drill on Friday, August 11, 2017, at 2:00 pm. Assisted by members of Chicamacomico’s drill team, these students will be experiencing both the history of the service [...]

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Drill Day

By | August 4th, 2017|Categories: News Release|

We had a free admission day on August 3rd as Hatteras Island was still under a nonresident evacuation order. We almost never cancel the drill so we decided to give our neighbors, who are usually working, an opportunity to attend. We planned to "rescue" all the kids that wished to participate. Larry Grubbs (Drill Keeper), [...]

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New Gift Shop Items

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: News Release|

Please ask for copyright permission before using our image. Please ask for copyright permission before using our image. Site Manager Dinah Beveridge shows off some new items from the Gift Shop. The T's are available in the colors Lime Green, Yellow, Turquoise, Pink, & Lavender. The hat is just one sample of [...]

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Midgett House Re-Opens

By | July 26th, 2017|Categories: News Release|

We are pleased to announce that the Midgett House is now open to visitors at the Chicamacomico Life Saving Station in Rodanthe. Thanks are due to Board Member Sandy Sanderson who assessed the damage and determined what needed to be done immediately so as to get the house open and safe for visitors. Thanks are also [...]

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Help to Reopen the Midgett House

By | July 7th, 2017|Categories: News Release|

Please help us reopen the Midgett House after the July 2nd lightning strike. Cornelius and Daisy Midgett built this house in 1907 and in 2006 Bette Gray & Trish Midgette donated and moved this little house to Chicamacomico. Furnished as a Hatteras Island family may have lived back in the day, she has since been one [...]

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