July 24, 2018

A Worcestor County Treasure.

The Good: On the Maryland part of Assateague Island there's an old boathouse that was used by the U.S. Life Saving Service before it became part of the Coast Guard. 

The Random: When we were here ten years ago, the building was not open, but yesterday the Park Service had it open and staffed. A "Lyle Gun" exhibit showed how a small cannon was used to propel a rope out to a ship that had run aground.

The Fun: The reason we were on Maryland's Eastern Shore was for a reunion with Frank's children and their families. Here's most of the gang meeting for breakfast. Not in the picture are Dave and Frank.
Ryley, Rusty, Kate, Sue, Doug, Me, Alice, Josie, Allison.


  1. ...interesting history of the U.S. Life Saving Service, something new to me. Thanks Linda for sharing. 😀

  2. Hello, one of my favorite places to visit. The boathouse exhibit is interesting. Enjoy your day!

  3. I've always loved going to Maryland's eastern shore. It has been a while since I've gone there though.

  4. A lyle gun- so that's the name for that device!

  5. Nice to have a reunion - looks like you had a nice time.

    All the best Jan


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