July 18, 2019

One Weekend, Two Lighthouses

National Lighthouse Weekend on Aug. 3 and 4 will offer an opportunity to visit two local lighthouses. The open houses will be held from 10 am to 5 pm on the first weekend in August.

Arghh! Pirate Fun Awaits in Piney Point

Pirate

Pirates on the Potomac, the annual children’s event held at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park, will take place Saturday, July 27, 2019.

Museum Sites Waive Fees Saturday for Military Members

Museum Sites

On Armed Forces Day, May 18, St. Clement’s Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum will offer active duty and retired members of the military free regular admission to the museums during normal operating hours, 10 am to 5 pm.

War Invention Exhibit at Piney Point Lighthouse

War Invention Exhibit at Piney Point Lighthouse

A new temporary exhibit, “America’s Greatest War Invention,” is on display at the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park in Piney Point until May 31.

Museum Wants Penny Press Machine

Penny Press

The Friends of St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museums have launched a fundraising effort to provide the St. Clement’s Island Museum store with a penny press machine.

Museum Events Set in Piney Point, St. Clement’s

War Invention Exhibit at Piney Point Lighthouse

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, which operates the St. Clement’s Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum, will present month-long exhibits and family events during the holiday season at each historic site.

Donations Made to County Museums

War Invention Exhibit at Piney Point Lighthouse

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division has taken possession of a number of historically significant photos, documents, and objects this year. Among the donations are a model clamming boat and boat-building tools. These items are planned for an exhibit at the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park.

Paint and Raise Funds for Lighthouse

Lighthouse

The Friends of St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museums at the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park invite the public to a fun morning of guided painting of the Piney Point Lighthouse on Sept. 9.

Local Lighthouses to Open for National Lighthouse Day

Blackistone Lighthouse

Visit and tour local lighthouses, and find local artists in the keeper’s quarters of Piney Point Lighthouse this Sunday, August 4.

In Search of a Festival

Chamber event test drives new Lighthouse festival idea.