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New Flying Santa plaque unveiled


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At the recent 75th Anniversary Celebration of the Flying Santa of the Lighthouses, a new bronze plaque was unveiled detailing the history of the Flying Santa and featuring an image of Bill Wincapaw, the pilot who started the tradition.

The plaque will go on display at the new Maine Lighthouse Museum, in Rockland, Maine, which was formerly called the Shore Village Museum. The plaque was unveilved by Rear Admiral David Pekoske, USCG, as a surprise to Ken Black, founder of the museum.

This story appeared in the Jan/Feb 2005 edition of Lighthouse Digest Magazine. The print edition contains more stories than our internet edition, and each story generally contains more photographs - often many more - in the print edition. For subscription information about the print edition, click here.

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