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National Lighthouse Day at the Lighthouse
August 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The North Point Lighthouse Museum is celebrating National Lighthouse Day.
Admission $5 | Members, Veterans and Active Military, Free
Presentation of the colors by the United States Coast Guard Honor Detail at noon on lighthouse east lawn.
Flag donated by American Legion Post 331
Commander Larry and Mrs. Meg Fox
Michael “Gunny” Braun USMC (retired)
Museum Tours • USCG Display • Gift Shop
2650 N. Wahl Avenue (in Lake Park)
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Schedule of Events:
11:50 Boy Scout Troop 15 form up around flag pole
11:55 USCG Flag Detail assembles around flag pole
12:00 Curator Mark Kuehn welcomes all to North Point Lighthouse, thanks VIPs Colonel Richard Ippolito, US Army and Major Jim Pelkey, USMC Retired and Marine Corps League, and explains importance of the U.S. Lighthouse Service pennant
12:05 Lloyd Seawright explains importance of the flag, thanks the American Legion
12:07 Father Andrew Linn gives Invocation
12:10 U.S. Coast Guard Commander Dan Somma calls Flag Detail to attention and gives command to raise colors
12:11 Flag Detail raises colors and pennant
12:15 Alderman Nik Kovac provides comments
12:20 John Dargle, County Parks, provides comments
12:25 Attendees are invited to stand near flagpole for photo opportunity
Refreshments will be served at museum
See you at North Point Lighthouse on August 6th!