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November 18, 2015

CBMM celebrates Chesapeake holiday traditions December 3

On Thursday, December 3 from 4 to 7 p.m., the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is inviting the public to celebrate the holidays with a ceremony that includes caroling, the lighting of a tree atop the mast of a traditional Chesapeake …

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Drawing: Six-foot Crab-Pot Tree with White Lights

Make the Chesapeake a part of your Holiday Traditions! A unique Chesapeake tradition! A Six-Foot, Indoor/Outdoor Lighted Tree, made of crab pot material, could be yours! Drawing to be held on Thursday, December 3, 2015, when we have caroling and light …

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Ben Tilghman

Meet: Ben Tilghman, Board Emeritus

Ben Tilghman has long-time family ties to the Chesapeake Bay; his family has owned the same farm in Queen Anne’s County since the 1600s. Ben grew up outside of Boston, MA, but visited the farm with his family every summer from …

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Foundation grant expands CBMM’s education programs

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. has received a $60,000 grant from the Wallace Genetic Foundation of Washington D.C. to support a new boatshop educational program for local 6th graders, and a new bus scholarship program that …

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Doc Hawkinson

November 5, 2015

Annual Fund Appeal Letter, November 2015

As a longtime volunteer in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Boatyard, I have the pleasure of interacting with many Museum guests. By demonstrating the traditions of a working Chesapeake boatyard, we foster the connection between the Museum’s displays and the …

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