Articles - (In development)

Many news papers and magazines have published articles about the Turkey Point Light Station and it's Keepers.  Article headers are listed below, select the article name you want to read.

Articles on TPLS and its Keepers
 Title Publisher   Author Date 
5th annual Lighthouse Challenge begins Saturday   Cecil Whig  David Healey  14 Sept 2007
Turkey Pt. Light will shine again   Dorchester Star    22 Nov 2002
British off shore   Virginia Gazette    5 Sept 1777
British landing at head of Elk River   Purdie’s Virginia Gazette    5 Sept 1777
Turkey Point bill reported   Maryland Gazette    1 Mar 1832
Act for cession of territorial jurisdiction   Maryland Gazette    22 Mar 1832
Turkey Point Lighthouse Thanksgiving   New England Lighthouse Treasures  Debbie Dolphin  21 Nov 2007
The Light-houses, Beacons, and Floating Lights, of The United States for 1838   Blair and Rives 1838  Fifth Auditor and Acting Commissioner of the Revenue  1838
Appointment of Robt. C. Lusby   Cecil Whig    17 Jun 1843
Use of Lard Oil   Public Ledger    1 Sept 1843
Kate’s Corner   U.S. Lighthouse    1 Nov 2018
Our season, this year, will begin May 1st and run thru the end of October. The Lighthouse is open to climbers on weekends from 10AM to 2PM (weather permitting). The gift shop is open from 10AM to 2PM. There is no charge to view the Chesapeake Bay from our lantern room. The staircase in the lighthouse is open to climbers who can reach the metal handrail. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Please note that our hours of operation are dependent upon weather conditions and the availability of volunteers