National Lighthouse Weekend at St. Clement's Island
Aug 7 recurring event
- Admission: Regular museum fee
- Location: St. Clement's Island Museum
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Head to St. Clement’s Island for a fun Open House at Blackistone Lighthouse in recognition of National Lighthouse Day, Saturday, August 7th and Sunday, August 8th. Check out the St. Clement’s Island Museum before taking a boat ride out to St. Clement’s Island and the Blackistone Lighthouse.
Tours of the lighthouse, a replica of the original lighthouse that stood at the same location, will be available free of charge. The last boat to the island will leave at 2 PM.
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.