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Name: Cedar Point Light (MD)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Solomons, Maryland, United States

Location: Formerly mouth of Patuxent River, Chesapeake Bay.

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Photo: Charles P. Elin

Managing Organization:
Patuxent River Naval Air Museum

Telephone: 301-863-1900


Contact Address Information:
P.O. Box 323
Patuxent River
Maryland, 20670, United States

This lighthouse's lantern was removed in 1981 and was put on display at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum. In summer 2003 the lantern was reported to be under restoration by the Seabees; it will eventually be on display inside a new museum building. In 1996 the wooden portion of the keeper’s quarters was delivered to the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons. The remaining brick walls of the first two floors were knocked into the water.

Description of Tower: Wooden dwelling with attached lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1896

Date Present Tower Built: 1896

Tower Moved?

Date Deactivated: 1928

Current Use: Part of museum (lantern only).

Open To Public? Yes.

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