Family Event Featuring Local History while enjoying Pirate Fun Has Limited Space

News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Information Office

Leonardtown, MD– Join your mateys and a few scurvy scalawags for some pirate fun this summer at Piney Point. Pirates on the Potomac, held at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum on Saturday, July 27, 2019, includes lots of buccaneering fun, and presents families with the unique opportunity to learn about Chesapeake Bay and maritime history and heritage as it relates to local pirates who operated around Piney Point. It encourages families to explore the park while children learn “buccaneering” skills.

Registration for this popular annual pirate-themed event closes on July 23, 2019, so parents are encouraged to sign up their child soon by calling the museum at 301-994-1471.

This event is geared for children ages 4 to 9 years old. There will be a morning session from 9 a.m. to noon and an afternoon session from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Each session will have 12 slots for each age group. Pre-registration is required – cost is $10 per child.

Call 301-944-1471 for more information and to register.

For more information about Pirates on the Potomac or other events and happenings at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum, visit

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