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Great Storm of 1962

1962 - 1962

Description

Catalog No
1979.1
Credit
Gift of the Pilots' Association for the Bay & River Delaware
Artifact Type
Objects
PastPerfect Category Type
Art
Oil mural of the great storm of 1962 painted by W.P. Isaacs, a member of the USCG and stationed in Lewes during the storm. It depicts members of the USCG ensuring boats are tied down securely while gale warning flags are flying in front of the then-USCG Station on Lewes Beach. The building is currently the Lewes station of the Pilots' Association for the Bay & River Delaware. Pilots' Association for the Bay & River Delaware donated the mural to the Society when it took control of the station in 1979.

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