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Historic Lighthouses and Light Stations in Maryland


The year in parentheses refers to the year in which the light was first lit in the existing tower.


Cross-section drawing of lighthouse and attached keeper's house

Baltimore Light (1908)

Location: South entrance to Craighill Channel/Chesapeake Bay


Bloody Point Bar Light (1882)

Location: South of Kent Island/Upper Chesapeake Bay


Concord Point (Havre de Grace) Light (1827)

Location: Susquehanna River/Chesapeake Bay


Cove Point Light (1828)

Location: Cove Point/Patuxent River entrance


Craighill Channel Lower Range Lights (1873)

Location: Craighill Channel/Chesapeake Bay


Cutoff Channel Range Lights (1886/1938)

Location: Craighill Channel/Chesapeake Bay


Drum Point Light (1883)

Location: Moved to museum from Patuxent River


Fishing Battery Light (1853)

Location: Upper Chesapeake Bay/Susquehanna River


Hooper Island Light (1902)

Location: Middle Hooper Island/Chesapeake Bay


Hooper Strait Light (1879)

Location: Relocated from Tangier Sound


Piney Point Light (1836)

Location: Potomac River west of Piney Point


Point Lookout Light (Old) (1830)

Location: Entrance to Potomac River


Point No Point Light (1905)

Location: Potomac River entrance/Chesapeake Bay


Pooles Island Light (1825)

Location: Chesapeake Bay


Sandy Point Shoal Light (1883)

Location: Upper Chesapeake Bay at Bay Bridge


Seven Foot Knoll Light (1855)

Location: Moved to Baltimore Inner Harbor in 1987


Sharps Island Light (1882)

Location: Southwest of Tilghman Island/Chesapeake Bay


Solomons Lump Light (1895)

Location: Kedges Straits


Thomas Point Shoal Light (1875)

Location: Chesapeake Bay/South River entrance


Turkey Point Light (1833)

Location: Elk River entrance/Chesapeake Bay


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