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War of 1812 Commemorative Weekend


Ft. McHenry Fife and Drum Corp The British capture our hero, John ONeill! British formation Setting up the battery Take that, Brits! Matilda O’Neill (played by Laurel Yau) telling her story The British encampment on the Keeper’s House grounds   Fireworks by the lighthouse!   The British once again invaded Havre de…  
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Havre de Grace Heritage Museums’ War of 1812 grant completed


Ft. McHenry Fife and Drum Corp Mayor Wayne Doughtery presenting Jim Dryden and Bethany Baker with a commemorative plaque Travelling trunk items on display The War of 1812 grant has come to a close.  A reception held on January 31 at the Maritime Museum honored all of the participants.  The…  
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Volunteer Soup Dinner 2012


Rex Smith and Friends performing Floyd and Inge Dobson enjoying the performance Kathy and Ernie Moretti and Nancy and Jim Dryden smiling for the camera Irene Rice, Beth Fleming and Lilma Huntley enjoying the music Jean Weir and John Gallagher Mayor Wayne Doughtery sharing his appreciation of our volunteers All…  
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1st Place!


The Friends of Concord Point decided to create a float for the Havre de Grace Independence Day Parade this year and we won 1st place in the Sr. Organizational Float category!  Hopefully, some of you saw the parade.  It was lots of fun even if it was hot! Photo Credit:…  
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Star Spangled Banner


The version of the  United States flag flown during the War of 1812 is now for sale at the Keeper’s House!  This flag had 15 stars and 15 stripes for the first 15 states.  This was the only flag with 15 stripes.  In 1818, Congress decided that from then on…  
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2012 Member Reception


The 2012 Member Reception took place on June 3 and it was a great success!  It was wonderful to see so many members and a few new faces.  Musical entertainment was provided by Dr. David Jaffe and the weather was lovely. A rainbow just for us! Dr. Jaffe sharing his…  
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2012 Star Spangled Banner Commemorative Coin Program


Obverse side – depicting Lady Liberty waving the 15 star, 15 stripe flag with Ft. McHenry in the background Reverse side – depicting waving modern American flag The US Mint has issued several coins commemorating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812.  We are pleased to announce that a limited…  
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Free State’s Finest 2012


Havre de Grace has been featured in Maryland Life Magazine’s Free State Finest awards!  We won several awards, one being Best Historic District.   Here is the link to the full list: http://www.marylandlife.com/articles/2012-free-states-finest/index.html These are just a few more reasons to visit Havre de Grace and come climb the lighthouse! See…  
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Hours of Operation


The Lighthouse and Keeper's House Museum and Gift Shop are open!

From April through October our hours will be:

Saturday 10 am - 2 pm.

Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm.


We ask that visitors please practice social distancing. Masks are no longer required in the Lighthouse and Keeper's House Museum and Gift Shop, but visitors are encouraged to wear masks in both locations. Masks and sanitizer are available at both the Lighthouse and Keeper's House.

Located off of I-95, exit 89 between Baltimore and Philadelphia.

Free Admission.

Check our Calendar of Events