MD Lighthouse Challenge

Chesapeake Chapter’s 13th Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

Mark Your Calendars!

The 13th Maryland Lighthouse Challenge
September 2023

10 Lighthouses * 1 Lightship * 2 Days!

The Lights of the Maryland Lighthouse Challenge
The planned line-up of Mandatory Lights around the route includes:

  • Concord Point
  • Millers Island
    (Craighill Channel Lower Range
    Rear Light)
  • Seven Foot Knoll
  • Lightship Chesapeake
  • Hooper Strait*
  • Choptank River Replica*
  • Drum Point
  • Cove Point
  • Piney Point
  • Point Lookout
  • Fort Washington
  • Sandy Point Shoal

*Early Bird Special. Visit participating lights on Date TBD

Complimentary souvenirs will be given at each Challenge location. You are welcome to visit any number of lighthouses along the Challenge route, but you will have to visit all mandatory stops to be able to proclaim “I’ve seen the lights!” and collect a specially designed souvenir to mark your accomplishment.

Bonus Lights include TWO beautiful locations:

  • Fort Washington Bell/Light Tower
  • Blackistone Lighthouse Replica

Visiting these Lighthouses is not counted toward event completion, but will take the challengers to more beautiful Bay Lighthouse locations, earning them an extra event souvenir! *One Souvenir per challenger.

The Maryland Lighthouse Challenge…Making Maryland memories–one lighthouse at a time!

Contact: Challenge Coordinator, Julie Irons,

The Challenge Rules are Simple

1. Print out the Driving Instructions. LINK BELOW!
2. Visit the ten lighthouses and 1 lightship noted above. (Or any number of the lights you choose to visit).
3. Collect the specially-designed commemorative souvenir from each.
4. Complete the visits within the designated hours of 8 am to 6:00 pm both days
5. Receive the “completion” souvenir at the last location IF you have visited all the required ligths.
6. Sign the Challenge Completion Sheet.

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Previous Lighthouse Challenges

Previous Lighthouse Challenges

2003 – 1st Maryland Lighthouse Challenge – T-shirt: Gray – Souvenir: Map and Stamps 2004 – 2nd Maryland Lighthouse Challenge – T-shirt: Purple – Souvenir: “Historic Photos” Baseball Cards 2005 – 3rd Maryland Lighthouse Challenge – T-shirt: Teal – Souvenir: Wooden Coins – Newsletter 2006 – 4th Maryland Lighthouse Challenge – T-shirt: Green – Souvenir: …