[singlepic id=3 w=240 h=240 float=left]Location: St. Michaels, Maryland
Year first lit: 1867
Automated: 1954
Deactivated: 1966
Foundation: screw-pile
Construction: cast-iron/wood
Tower shape: hexagonal house
Height: 42 feet
Original lens: fifth-order Fresnel lens

I first came across the Hooper Strait lighthouse back around 1997 when I was traveling around the eastern shore of Maryland. I didn’t go to it at the time, but I went to a wedding in June 2010 which was right near St. Michaels, so I was able to finally visit and go to the top of the light.

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