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Property Adjacent to the 1911 Station

By | December 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 [...]

World War I Exhibit Opens August 13th at the Chicamacomico Life Saving Station

By | August 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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IFP: Time Travelling in Rodanthe

By | July 23rd, 2018|Categories: News Release|

Discovering Hatteras Island’s Own Outdoor Drama The Local online news outlet here in Hatteras Island, the Island Free Press (IFP) wrote a wonderful article on the Chicamacomico LSS and the Drama and history it has to offer. Take a Look at "Time Travelling in Rodanthe – Discovering Hatteras Island’s Own Outdoor Drama"

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NC Historian Kevin Duffus’s Book on the Mirlo Rescue

By | June 8th, 2018|Categories: News Release|

The Chicamacomico Historical Association is most pleased to announce that acclaimed NC Historian Kevin Duffus is about to launch the definitive story of the Mirlo Rescue in time for the 100th Anniversary of this incredible rescue that took place of our shores on August 16, 1918. His book " Into the Burning See The 1918 Mirlo [...]

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Donation to Chicamacomico’s Centennial Commemoration

By | April 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 | March 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 | March 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 | January 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 | January 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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Christening of the Midgett

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

USCG Cutter Midgett Christening With at least 200 past and current members of the Coast Gaurd being Midgetts, it is undoubtedly expected to have named a ship after the iconic name. Midgett (WMSL 757) is a National Security Cutter named in honor of John Allen Midgett. See the video below of the Christening and hear the [...]

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