Concord Point
Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network

Year Built:1827
Description:Concord Point Masonry tower located at Havre de Grace, MD. Automated 1920; deactivated 1975. Maintained by the Friends of Concord Point, this light continues to shine—the oldest Maryland light to be continuously lit.
Type of Structure:White stone Port Deposit granite cut on site with masonry tower. Black nine side lantern room.
Purpose:Built to mark dangerous shoals at the mouth of the Susquehanna River.
Interesting Facts:Only Chesapeake light tended by one family throughout its active use. Built by John Donahoo. Original fifth order lens stolen. Replaced by another authentic lens.
Related Gateway:Concord Point Lighthouse
Photo(s):Concord Point
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