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 [...]
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), [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
BREECHES BOUY REENACTMENT AT CHICAMACOMICO HISTORIC M-- USEUM Widely known for its rich history of saving souls in peril from the sea the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station, for many years, conducted a Reenactment of the beach apparatus rescue drill. The drill was recognized as an integral part of the Life-Saving Service and early Coast Guard along our [...]
CHA Treasurer Ralph Buxton unveils two paintings by renowned maritime artist Austin Dwyer depicting the Mirlo Rescue.
Nags Head Water Rescue assemble on the side porch of Chicamacomico's 1911 Life Saving Station in Rodanthe after their annual orientation visit to the Station. They learned about their historical predecessors on the Outer Banks and the noble tradition that they will embody this summer. Stay Safe All.
Chicamacomico brought their famous “Paint a Shake” station to the dedication of Dowdy Park in Nags Head. The Dare County Arts Council conducted their annual “ArtRageous” program as part of the festivities. The park has a 100% handicap accessible playground and is certainly something to see. The photos show that kids take to art like ducks [...]
Fin and Nancy Gaddy of Manteo present Board President John Griffin with a check for $20,000 to replace the roof of Chicamacomico’s 1874 Station which is visible in the background. Fin, a local Charter Captain, donated the funds from the Charles W Gaddy and Lucy Finch Gaddy Endowment Fund administered by the North Carolina Community Foundation [...]