Free Friday: 7-Foot Knoll Lighthouse, Baltimore MD

The Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse was originally located at the mouth of the Patapsco River where it guided sailors traversing the Baltimore River. It was constructed in 1856 and is now on the National Register of Historic Places.


Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse at Pier 5


Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse original location at the mouth of Patapsco River

The lighthouse was moved to Pier 5 of Inner Harbor in Baltimore in 1988 where it now stands as part of the Maritime Museum. Visitors have free access to the lighthouse which contains exhibits relating its history.


Lightkeeper’s room


Tools used for navigating.

Another reason to stop by is to enjoy the breeze by the river and to soak in the view.



About Dee Gilbert

I am one half of a couple who loves to travel; the half who likes to write and share travel experiences. Reading about travelers' experiences inspire me more to see the world. So, I thought, perhaps in my own little way I could inspire others, too. :)
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2 Responses to Free Friday: 7-Foot Knoll Lighthouse, Baltimore MD

  1. Diana says:

    What a unique lighthouse!

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