Category: Greenbury Point

Keeper Bio: David W. Collison

Date of Service: 1907 – 1917 1873:   Born on July 30 to Robert & Mary Collison, Maryland. 1907-1909:   Served as the First Assistant at Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse in MD. His starting salary was $420/year and his ending salary was $480/year. Early 1900s:   Married his wife Ellen and raised six children. 1909-1912: …

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Greenbury Point Lighthouse

In 1846, the Maryland House of Delegates passed a resolution to construct a lighthouse in Greenbury Point on the north side of the entrance to the Severn River & Annapolis Harbor. On March 3, 1847, $3,500 was appropriated to construct the lighthouse. The land for the lighthouse was purchased at a price of $367.000 and …

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Timeline: Greenbury Point Lighthouse

1846: The Maryland House of Delegates passes a resolution to construct a lighthouse on Greenbury Point on the north side of the entrance into the Annapolis Harbor, Maryland. 1847: Congress appropriates $3,500 on March 3, to construct a lighthouse at the harbor of Annapolis, Maryland. 1848: The lighthouse is completed and first lighted in December. …

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