Most People In Maryland Don’t Know About Our Old POW Camp

Have you heard of Maryland’s Point Lookout State Park? Whether you know this area for its camping spots, water views, or even haunted lighthouse, there’s no denying that there is a ton to explore here. What many don’t know is that this Maryland park is also home to a former Prisoner of War camp. Read on for the details and consider visiting and learning at this one-of-a-kind park in the Old Line State.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

For more information about Point Lookout State Park, including history, trails, and more, visit the official website.

Interested in more Maryland history? Then be sure to read about this uninhabited island in Maryland. The drone footage is amazing!


Address: 11175 Point Lookout Rd, Scotland, MD 20687, USA