Oath of Office

Today Chicamacomico was quite thrilled to host Michael Maloney who was administered the Oath of Office by Sean Maloney, his Dad. Michael enlisted in the USCG under the Direct Admission Law Specialty Program and will “ship out” to Washington DC after the holidays. A graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill Law School Michael elected to serve his country [...]

2018-12-21T14:41:51-05:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Alerts, History, News Release, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Oath of Office

IFP: Time Travelling in Rodanthe

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"

2018-12-21T17:23:43-05:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: News Release|Comments Off on IFP: Time Travelling in Rodanthe

Oregon Inlet Station Flagpole Stands Tall at Chicamacomico LSS

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 [...]

2019-11-19T10:33:04-05:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Oregon Inlet Station Flagpole Stands Tall at Chicamacomico LSS

NC Historian Kevin Duffus’s Book on the Mirlo Rescue

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 [...]

2018-12-21T17:23:44-05:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: News Release|Comments Off on NC Historian Kevin Duffus’s Book on the Mirlo Rescue

Donation to Chicamacomico’s Centennial Commemoration

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, [...]

2018-12-21T17:23:44-05:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: News Release|Comments Off on Donation to Chicamacomico’s Centennial Commemoration

Easter Week Activities at Chicamacomico

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 [...]

2018-12-21T17:23:44-05:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: News Release|Comments Off on Easter Week Activities at Chicamacomico

Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Tentative Schedules 2018

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 [...]

2019-11-19T10:38:13-05:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Alerts, News Release|Comments Off on Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Tentative Schedules 2018

Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Membership Meeting Summary

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), [...]

2019-11-19T10:37:16-05:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: News Release|Comments Off on Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Membership Meeting Summary

Christening of the Midgett

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 [...]

2017-12-12T14:31:51-05:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: News Release|Comments Off on Christening of the Midgett

Hatteras Island Thanksgiving Week Activities

1. Special Beach Apparatus Drill - Tuesday 11/21 at 2:00pm - Free with Chicamacomico LSS Admission https://youtu.be/-jEQI3zkZt8 Video Shot by OBX Daydream Videos 2. Pig Roast Fundraiser - Tuesday 11/21 at 5:00pm till... Event will be held at the RSW Community Building. $12 Per Person 3. Visit with Santa! - Friday 11/24 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm [...]

2018-12-21T17:23:44-05:00November 13th, 2017|Categories: News Release|Comments Off on Hatteras Island Thanksgiving Week Activities
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