At a gathering February 3, hosted by Margaret and Eric Nost, community leaders and Steamboat Era Museum donors learned about a grant and a challenge donation to the Potomac Pilothouse project.
Eric Nost, chairman of the Pilothouse fundraising committee, announced a grant from the The Nettie Lokey Wiley and Charles L. Wiley Foundation for $100,000 toward the restoration and installation of the Pilothouse in the museum.
Pictured: John Morgenthaler unwraps the Potomac Pilothouse. After some structural work it will be moved into the workshop in the background where the restoration work will take place. Photo by Michael A. Geissinger
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