Press "Enter" to skip to content

Local Lighthouses Celebrated During National Lighthouse Weekend

St. Mary’s County Government’s Museum Division welcomes all community members to join in celebrating National Lighthouse Weekend on Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6, 2023, at both the Piney Point Lighthouse in Piney Point, MD, and Blackistone Lighthouse on St. Clement’s Island, near Colton’s Point, MD. The museums will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and tours will be available at both locations during the weekend. At Colton’s Point, check out the St. Clement’s Island Museum before taking a boat ride out to St. Clement’s Island, where visitors can experience a free tour of Blackistone Lighthouse from the volunteers with the St. Clement’s Hundred. Admission rates at St. Clement’s Island Museum are $3.00 for adults, $1.50 for children (6-18), $2.00 for seniors and military, and free for age 5 and under. The St. Clement’s Island Water Taxi is $7.00 per person (all ages) for boat ride, which includes museum admission. At Piney Point, visitors can explore the museum grounds and celebrate the oldest lighthouse on the Potomac with tours of the Piney Point lighthouse tower, Keeper’s Quarters, Potomac River Maritime Exhibit featuring full sized workboats, and two floors of exhibitions in the Main Museum building. While admission […]

The post Local Lighthouses Celebrated During National Lighthouse Weekend appeared first on Southern Maryland News Net.

Source: https://smnewsnet.comNew feed

Be First to Comment

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *