Somers Cove Lighthouse

Oct. 15, 2019

Somers Cove Lighthouse, Crisfield, Maryland

Screwpile style lighthouse built in 1867, dismantled in 1951.


Name of Lighthouse: Somers Cove Light
Location: Entrance to Little Annemessex River
Date Built: 1867
Type of Structure: Cottage style screwpile structure
Operational: No
Date Automated: N/A
Deactivated: 1932
Appropriation: Approximately $10,000.00
Construction Material: Wood
Tower Shape: square
Relationship to Other Structure: Integral
Original Lens: Sixth Order Fresnel
Status: No longer standing

Historical Information:

  • The lighthouse was erected in 1867 for a cost of $10.000.
  • The lighthouse was dismantled in 1932.

Researched and written by Anne Puppa, a volunteer through the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Light House Society.