Sentinel on the Bay

Sentinel on the Bay (HM1IVU)

Location: North East, MD 21901 Cecil County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 27.582', W 76° 0.366'

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The Turkey Point Lighthouse stands proudly on a 100-foot bluff looking south over the Chesapeake Bay. Built in 1833, the lighthouse pointed the way to safe waters for nearly 175 years. It played a vital part in protecting the lives and livelihoods of many thousands of people. The light was taken out of service in April, 2000. Today, visitors can walk the 40 steps to the top of the lighthouse and experience a moment that started nearly two centuries ago. From the top of the lighthouse-135 feet above the waters of the Bay, you can see for miles.
Placed ByMaryland Department of Natural Resources
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Date Added Monday, January 19th, 2015 at 1:05pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 413445 N 4368274
Decimal Degrees39.45970000, -76.00610000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.582', W 76° 0.366'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 34.92" N, 76° 0' 21.96" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Turkey Point Lighthouse Trail, North East MD 21901, US
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