City of Havre de Grace
This is the second oldest lighthouse on the Chesapeake Bay. The light is operational, but it is not an official aid to navigation. The Friends of Concord Point Lighthouse have worked to restore the keeper's house and to establish a maritime museum at the site.
Tower Height: 32
Description of Tower: White, conical granite tower.
This light is operational
2.5 story stone and brick keeper's house.
Date Established: 1827
Date Present Tower Built: 1827
Date Deactivated: 1975
Date Automated: 1920
Optics: 187?: Sixth order Fresnel lens; 1892: Fifth order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Historic site.
Open To Public? Yes.
There is a museum in the restored keeper's house, with exhibits on the lighthouse and its keepers. The museum and lighthouse are open Saturdays and Sundays, April-October, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. (closed holidays).
This lighthouse is located in Concord Point Park in Havre de Grace, at Concord and Lafayette Streets. Take I-95 to exit 89, then take Maryland Route 155 into Havre de Grace. Go all way down until the road makes a right turn on to Juniata Street. Follow Juniata Street down to Revolution Street. Turn left at the traffic light and go to the end of Revolution Street and turn right. The lighthouse will be 3 blocks on the right. For information on group tours call (410) 939-0768.
Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places
Keepers: John O'Neill (1827-1838, died in service), John O'Neill, Jr. (1838-1863, died in service), Esther O'Neill (1863-1878), Henry O'Neill (1878-1919), Harry O'Neill (1919-1920).