Summertime tours of the majestic Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse, the last screwpile lighthouse on the Chesapeake Bay still in its original location, begin on July 5.
The tours, which will be held at 9 a.m. and again at 11:30 a.m., include a safety check-in and orientation, a 30-minute boat ride to and from the lighthouse, and an on-board docent-led tour. The tour is $70 and it departs from the Barge House at 723 Second St. in Eastport. All tour participants must be at least 12 years old and at least 48-inches tall.
There is a limit of 18 passengers per tour. July 6 is the rain date. Reserve your seat by calling 415-362-7255. Tours also will be held July 19, Aug. 2, 16 and 30, Sept. 6 and 13, and Oct. 4 and 11.
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