For over a hundred years, lighthouses made navigating the Bay safer.
The waters off the shore of the Chesapeake Bay could be treacherous. From the oldest lighthouse on the Potomac to one of the most haunted in America, St. Mary’s has great lighthouses - each with its own unique story. Explore all four!
Museums & Historic Sites
11175 Point Lookout Road
Scotland, Maryland 20687
St. Mary's Heritage
Completed in 1905 with great difficulty, the octagon-shaped lighthouse stands 52 feet above the water and lies two miles off shore. Accessible by water only.