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Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Concord Point Lighthouse

Havre de Grace, Md.

 
 
Concord Point Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 24, 2007
1. Concord Point Lighthouse Marker
Inscription.  Erected at the mouth of the Susquehanna River in 1827, it is the oldest lighthouse in continuous operation in the United States. Now under automatic control, it was manned by the O’neill Family until 1928. John O’neill was named as the first lighthouse keeper in recognition his heroic defense of Havre de Grace against the British during the War of 1812.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar of 1812Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses series list.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 32.447′ N, 76° 5.112′ W. Marker was in Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker was at the intersection of Concord Street and Lafayette Street, on the left on Concord Street. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Havre de Grace (here, next to this marker); The Concord Point Light Keeper’s House and Property, 1827-1920 (here, next to this marker); Keeper of the Light
National Register marker for Concord Point Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, June 6, 2008
2. National Register marker for Concord Point Lighthouse
(here, next to this marker); Concord Point Light Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Hero's Reward (within shouting distance of this marker); Adding On (within shouting distance of this marker); Post U.S. Lighthouse Service Use (within shouting distance of this marker); The Keepers (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
 
Concord Point Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 24, 2007
3. Concord Point Lighthouse
Concord Point Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
4. Concord Point Lighthouse Marker
Concord Point Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
5. Concord Point Lighthouse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,063 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on January 19, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on June 30, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on June 6, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   3. submitted on June 30, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on December 15, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.
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