This past April, the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society honored six lighthouse keepers, all in the same day, with the placement of U.S. Lighthouse Memorial Grave Markers at their tombstones at four different cemeteries. The lighthouse keepers who were honored were Floyd Earl Crewe, Charles Linwood Sadler, Clarence Walter “Harry” Salter, Fannie May Salter, John Filmore Hudgins, and Charles Edwin Respess.
If the lighthouse keepers were alive today they would probably be dismayed that many of the lighthouses where they served so faithfully have been destroyed, but they would be honored that they were finally recognized for their dedication to saving the mariner at sea…Read the complete story with photos as was printed in the July/August 2018 Issue of Lighthouse Digest.
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