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National Lighthouse Weekend at Piney Point Lighthouse
August 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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 tours where visitors will learn more about life at the lighthouse.
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.