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Visit of Secretary Gale Norton to Annapolis, Maryland, for ceremonies and related tours marking the transfer of the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse from the U.S. Coast Guard to the city of Annapolis and its non-profit partner, the U.S. Lighthouse Society

Visit of Secretary Gale Norton to Annapolis, Maryland, for ceremonies and related tours marking the transfer of the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse from the U.S. Coast Guard to the city of Annapolis and its non-profit partner, the U.S. Lighthouse Society

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Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

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01/05/2004
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