Head to Piney Point for a fun and **FREE** Open House Weekend in recognition of National Lighthouse Day, celebrated each year on August 7th. Enjoy tours of the museum, Potomac River Maritime Exhibit, lighthouse tower and grounds. The keeper's quarters and lighthouse will offer special tours.
The official day as designated by Congress, August 7, 1989, is the anniversary of the signing of the August 7, 1789 Congressional Act â€œfor the establishment and support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piersâ€ and the date of the first commissioned Federal lighthouse.
FREE ADMISSION, donations greatly appreciated.