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A Lighthouse Lover’s Treasure: The Cove Point Lighthouse Keeper’s Home

A Lighthouse Lover’s Treasure: The Cove Point Lighthouse Keeper’s Home

Story by Barbara Elizabeth Graf and Photography by August Selckmann

Lighthouse lovers from all over the world – many of whom have toured Maryland’s oldest continuously operating lighthouse at Cove Point – will now be able to stay overnight in the former lighthouse keeper’s home, just footsteps away from the forty-foot high brick tower. Originally constructed in 1828, the lighthouse keeper’s home has undergone many transformations in its nearly 200 years of existence. The latest renovations to the two-and-one-half story duplex have turned the once dingy and dated abode into a cozy and stylish oasis times two: a perfect spot for a week-long vacation or a weekend getaway not only for lighthouse enthusiasts, but for anyone seeking relaxation on the Chesapeake Bay.

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