Havre De Grace,
Rock Hall, MD
After being known by such names as Bourne's Island
and Somervell's Island, it became Solomon's Island in 1870, named
after Isaac Solomon, who operated an oyster packing facility on
the Island. You can still visit Solomon's oyster packing house.
It is now operated as a museum.
Drum Point Lighthouse, now one of the exhibits at the Calvert Marine
Museum, was moved there in 1975 after having served at the entrance
to the Patuxent River since 1883. Drum Point Lighthouse was one
of the last of the original 42 screwpile lighthouses operated on
the Chesapeake Bay. The only one still in operation is the Thomas
the heart of Solomons you'll find a beautiful boardwalk along the
Pauxent River with shops and restaurants across the street. Here
is something for everyone and a wonderful place to spend a weekend.
There are several B&Bs; available for a relaxing stay in Solomon's
located at the mouth of the Patuxent River offers several marinas
and anchorages for over night or longer stays.
addition to ships stores at the marinas, both West Marine and Boaters
World have stores in Solomons. For food provisioning, Woodburn's
is the place to go.
are a number of great restaurants, from the very casual to the more
classy. All catering to the tourist and boating public. Below is
just a sample of Solomon's eating establishments:
Pub & Restaurant 410-326-4855
(located at Spring Cove Marina)
Dock Restaurant 410-326-4817
(located at Zahniser's Marina)
CD Café' Restaurant 410-326-3877
Dock of the Bay 410-394-6400
YOUR VISIT TO SOLOMON'S ISLAND
Cedar Cove Marina,