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Dedication of Tom Patton Lane at Rackliffe House

LESHC recently attended a dedication honoring the late Tom Patton with a special road in his name leading up to Rackliff House near the Assateague Island Visitors Center.



image LESHC Past President and Rackliffe Curator, Jim Rapp hosts dedication ceremony. LESHC Executive Director Jay Parker (right)


image Ready for the reveal! The Patton Family joins together ready.... image It's official - Tom Patton Lane
image ...to pull the covering off of the new sign proclaiming Tom Patton Lane! image


imageCouncilman Bud Church reads proclamation of Tom Patton Lane to The Patton Family including daughters Kate (far right), Beth (far left), their mother Jean, and grandchildren image Valerie Mann,(l) Lee Whaley,assistant to Senator Cardin,(c) Lisa Ludwig, LESHC Projects Manager(r)
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image Delegate Norman Conway (above) and Senator Jim Mathias speaking of Tom Patton and his hard work and dedication to Rackliffe House throughout the years. image Senator Jim Mathias
imageMaryland Delegate Norman Conway talks with LESHC President John Lenox (l), LESHC Executive Director Jay Parker(c), LESHC Board member Lisa Challenger(r) and Lee Whaley, Senator Ben Cardin's office (far r) image Reconstructed Rackliffe House


image Joan Jenkins Co-President of Rackliffe Trust addresses the group at the dedication ceremony. image Tami Pearl of National Park Service Assateague Island
image Jim Rapp and LESHC President Jack Lenox talk as they prepare for LESHC Board meeting inside beautiful Rackliffe House image LESHC Board members Chris Tyler (l) Executive Director Crisfield Heritage Foundation, Sylvia Bradley (c) Westside Historical Society, and archaeologist, Dr. Ed Otter (r), prepare for board meeting.










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