"Haunted Lighthouses and Civil War Ghosts" Point Lookout State Park by littlesam1
Point Lookout State Park Travel Guide: 24 reviews and 98 photos
Point Lookout is a very remote and beautiful area deep in Southern Maryland. It is the southern most point in Maryland surrounded by beautiful shorelines and the Chesapeake Bay. However the natural beauty of the area is overshadowed by its tragic and horrific history. Visiting Point Lookout today you are reminded of its past from its haunted lighthouse to its deadly Civil War prisoner of war camp.
From the Contraband camp of former slaves, to the prisoner of war camp, to the haunted lighthouse, you will find many sad and tragic stories all associated with the small pennisula at Marylands southern most point.
Located next to the Federal memorial you will find the State of Marylands monument to the Confederate dead from the... more travel advice
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