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.

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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