Barbara Batdorf started volunteering with LCMM on the Maiden Voyage of the schooner Lois McClure in 2004 and she hasn't stopped yet! During her time onboard Barb has been interpreter, cook, commisary wrangler, retail guru, roving fender tender, and general sanitation safety expert. Barb has been an intergral part of the schooner day to day activities from cleaning and sprucing up the boat in the spring to putting the boat "to bed" for the winter, and everything in between. We are always thrilled to have Barb with us. Thank you Barb!
Mark White started volunteering with the museum during the construction of the schooner Lois McClure. For several years, his contracting work kept him busy elsewhere, but Mark has recently started volunteering again helping with maintenance on the schooner, and repairing the windows in the 1818 Stone Schoolhouse. His expert work on the building that was LCMM’s first home will help preserve this historic structure, while protecting our exhibits, and providing significant energy efficiency as well.
Mike Beller was a regular volunteer at the museum for several years. He spent most of his volunteer time interpreting history for visitors onboard the Philadelphia II(PII). Although Mike has moved out of state, he is so dedicated that he will spend about a dozen days of his summer vacation back on the PII helping visitors understand the history of the vessel, the battle, and the people involved. What an amazing way to spend your summer. Thank you Mike!