The Calvert Marine Museum will have both the Drum Point Lighthouse and Cove Point Lighthouse open for tours from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Cove Point is free; museum admission is required to see the Drum Point Lighthouse. Hangman’s Faire will perform sea shanties and lighthouse songs under the Drum Point Lighthouse beginning at 1:00 p.m. The Museum Store will highlight special lighthouse merchandise, and there will be children’s activities throughout the day. For information and directions, visit the museum’s website atwww.calvertmarinemuseum.com.
In celebration of National Lighthouse Day, the Point Lookout Lighthouse will be open from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and docents will be giving exterior tours of the coal/buoy sheds. There will also be a special scavenger hunt for children 12 and under. The fee to enter the park is $5 per person for Maryland residents, $6 for others. For additional information and details on the scavenger hunt, visitwww.pllps.org.
The Piney Point Lighthouse, Museum and Historic Park will be open from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Keepers Quarters will be open for tours and local artists will be on site. The fee is $3.00 for adults, $2.00 for seniors/military, and $1.50 for students. For more information, visit www.co.saint-marys.md.us/recreate/PPL.asp.
The Blackistone Island Lighthouse, which was reconstructed in 2008 will also be open in celebration of National Lighthouse Day. Blackistone Island Lighthouse is located on St. Clements Island State Park and water taxi service to the island will be available from 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. for a fee of $7, weather permitting. For information, visit www.co.saint-marys.md.us/recreate/stclementsisland.asp.