A Guiding Light

A Guiding Light
John White during his tour of the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse, Sept. 9, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Marin) By Petty Officer 2nd Class David Marin As a young boy, John White recalled seeing signs above water fountains in Charlotte, North Carolina, separating their usage by ‘whites’ and ‘colored’. He doesn’t remember any Caucasian children as classmates....

Coast Guard maintains historic lighthouse in Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard serviced the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse in the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Md., Monday. Due to a low-voltage alarm, Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Baltimore dispatched a crew to the lighthouse to diagnose the problem. A 41-foot Utility boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Annapolis transported the aids to navigation technicians to the lighthouse. Upon arrival,...