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Other American notable such as Daniel Webster, John C. Calhoun and Henry Clay fished and bathed near the lighthouse while staying at the local hotel.
The last owner and proprietor of the Piney Point (Tolson’s) Hotel was Warren Tolson who purchased the 25 room hotel and 27 cottages in the early years of the 20th century. The hurricane of 1933 severely damaged the hotel, eventually forcing it to close.
Location. 38° 8.133′ N, 76° 31.786′ W. Marker is in Piney Point, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Lighthouse Road (SR 498). Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Piney Point Lighthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Piney Point MD 20674, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Piney Point Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.