"SCREWPILES...The Forgotten Lighthouses"
Now available
A Review of Screwpiles: The Forgotten Lighthouses, By Tim Harrison of Lighthouse Digest, September/October 2018 - (Read the review)


A pictorial history book about screwpile lighthouses in Southeastern Virginia, Northeastern North Carolina, and Southern Maryland. The book combines archival plans and photos, original art and photography, stories pulled from lightkeepers' logs and journals, and from contemporary interviews with the people still connected to the lights. The authors weave these together to tell the story of how these lights came to be, their role in early American history and navigation, and the people who manned them and are still influenced by them today.

The price is $40 plus $6 shipping & handling

...books for the winning classes at the Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge in Solomons MD.
Suffolk River Heritage is proud to be one of the sponsors for the Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge in Solomons, MD. Each winning class received a copy of our book, Screwpiles: The Forgotten Lighthouses as part of their winning award.
(link to the photos of winners):
Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge


Our book, "Screwpiles: The Forgotten Lighthouses" is also now available at the following retail locations:

The Mariners' Museum, Newport News
The Gallery at York Hall, Yorktown
The Waterman's Museum, Yorktown
Jesters at The Suffolk Cultural Arts Center, Suffolk
Bennett's Creek Pharmacy, Bridge Road, Suffolk
Fireflies, Bridge Road, Suffolk
18th Century Merchant, Chesapeake, VA
Pagan River Wine Merchants, Smithfield Station, Smithfield
The Banana Pier Gift Shop at Nauticus, Norfolk
The Fisherman's Museum, Reedville
Steamboat Era Museum, Irvington
Mathews County Visitors Center, Mathews
Maritime Museum, Deltaville
Barrier Islands Center, Machipongo

Calvert Maritime Museum, Solomons
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels

North Carolina:
Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City
Penelope Barker House Gift Shop, Edenton
Roanoke River Maritime Museum, Plymouth

Shipping to Canada - $24.95
Shipping to Australia and UK - $35.25
Domestic shipping (lower 48 states) - $6
Shipping costs are calculated at checkout, depending on your ship-to address.

For more information about this great new publication, contact Larry Saint by email:

Suffolk River Heritage
PO Box 6007
Suffolk, VA 23433