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Choptank River Lighthouse, Cambridge

(4.4/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
This is an exact replica, completed in 2012, of the Choptank River Lighthouse, which guided ships in the Choptank River from 1871 until 1964, when it was dismantled by the U.S. Coast Guard. It served as an unforgettable icon to many—for generations of watermen, for visitors who came by steamboat, for sailors in regattas.

Today the replica has become a new icon for the city of Cambridge and all of Dorchester County, Maryland.
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  • Stopped here during the Ironman event. Building is beautiful, great views, definitely a stop while in the area. 
  • We stopped by after the lighthouse closed. Still a nice area to enjoy the boats, sunset and the water fountain as you enter or leave. Only reason to give it a 4 since they weren't open passed 6pm. The...  more »
  • Went there with some friends, good information. Great on a sunny day. It is a copy of the original and put in a new place