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1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse

St. Michaels, MD
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Type: Lighthouses
Activities: Hiking, Walking
Description: A picturesque lighthouse that was moved and reassembled at its current location.
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

What a walk through. A very enjoyable and educationally rewarding experience. The display showed what it was like to be a lighthouse keeper

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Manchester, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The lighthouse is impressive. You can visit the interior rooms to see how the light keepers lived. Rooms are authentically appointed. Best of all, you can go all the way to the top to see the birds-eye view from the top!

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olyphant , pa
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98 reviews 98 reviews
25 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Small compared to the tall ones out there. However, the life of a lighthouse keeper was nicely displayed. Good self guided tour, great questions to ponder especially for kids. Ok and the guy in the bunk scared me! Didn't expect it. Fun and educational!

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Brandy Station, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Took a drive to see the Lighthouse. Very interesting. There are so many different types of lighthouses and like to see what each are like.

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The best part of touring the Chesapeake Maritime Museum! Touring the 18th century Hooper Strait Lighthouse brought here to rest. You can walk through all rooms with artifacts from the days when the keepers lived there 5 miles out to see for months at a time and get to know their duties - and harsh life conditions.

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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This lighthouse was great for kids because its hands on... turn a crank and make the lighthouse bell sound, and they encourage you to open all the drawers and doors in the lighthouse. Love that! They even have a lighthouse keeper picture on the wall that comes to life with a video... I love those surprises !

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
46 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I have visited many lighthouses, but this will be one of the most memorable. It is unique and I love the way that encouraged folks to look at everything... and the bathroom sign... I will be chuckling about that for years to come! A must-see when you visit the CBMM in St. Michaels.

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Queenstown, Maryland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

It was a lot of fun to learn how a lighthouse keeper lived while tending to his work. The CBMM did an amazing job of outfitting the building with everything a lighthouse keeper would use. It's also really nice to have the ability to climb the tower to the top, feel the breeze and take in the beautiful view.

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Alhambra, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

What an interesting experience! I have never been in a lighthouse, and relished the idea of going into this one. What a treat!

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

great tour of light house nice museum with playroom for kids and interesting displays of pictures of the past days around that area.nice gift shop, friendly and infom staff.

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