The Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse is one of the last screw-pile lighthouses left in the world, and the only one in the U.S. still in its original location. It is one of the few lights in our country designated a National Historic Landmark. Sadly, the structure of the lighhouse is showing severe deterioration, and bids are pending to complete a major restoration of the steel beams that hold up the cottage style lighthouse. The USLHS has received a grant for $100,000, but it will not be enoughto complete the restoration. Additional funds have been pledged by the Davidsonville Ruritan Club and others, as well as a private donor who has agreed to match up to an additional $50,000. Here are two ways you can help:
The United States Lighthouse Society is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization, and all donations are tax deductible.