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National Lighthouse Weekend at Piney Point Lighthouse

August 6 August 7

Head to Piney Point for a fun open house weekend in recognition of National Lighthouse Day, which is celebrated each year on August 7th. Enjoy tours of the museum, Potomac River Maritime Exhibit, lighthouse tower and grounds.

-The keeper’s quarters and lighthouse will offer special tours featuring interpreters who depict Light keeper Yeatman and his wife, who will tell visitors more about life at the lighthouse. (TBA)

Call 301-994-1471 for more information. FREE ADMISSION: donations accepted.

The official day as designated by Congress, August 7, 1989, is the anniversary of the signing of the August 7, 1789, Congressional Act “for the establishment and support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers” and the date of the first commissioned Federal lighthouse.

Looking for more lighthouse fun? Head to St. Clement’s Island Museum for National Lighthouse Weekend at Blackistone Lighthouse: https://www.facebook.com/events/1242013826291870

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum and Historic Park

44720 Lighthouse Road

Piney Point, MD 20674