Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse Benefit Raffle


Just in time for the holidays, a great gift idea!

The Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse is the last surviving screwpile lighthouse in its original location and still being used as a navigational beacon. Built in 1875, this iconic lighthouse has been restored by the Chesapeake Chapter of the United States Lighthouse Society to museum standards. It is solely dependent upon volunteers and donations.

72 Smitty Creations ( and Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse ( have teamed up with a unique raffle that will continue to benefit the restoration. 100% of the proceeds for this raffle will be donated to the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse preservation fund.

Lighthouse Crab

You can win this beautiful hand-crafted wood crab with a painted Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse on the front and two FREE tickets for a lighthouse tour during the 2022 season.

Tickets are $20 for this raffle the winner will be selected at random on December 1, 2021.

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Please remember to provide your phone number and address in the note section so we can contact you if you are the winner.

Just in time for the holidays, you can win an exclusive *one of a kind* crab painted by a talented artist, Joan Powers. She didn’t miss a single detail! This 72 Smitty Crab is the perfect statement piece at 57” x 31” x 2” and weighing in at 18 lbs.  The custom handmade design is 100% coastal outdoor rated using brand new premium pressure treated deck wood, high quality powder coated outdoor screws and a heavy-duty steel mounting bar and is valued at $500 which includes a set of steel wall mounting brackets.

And the two FREE tour tickets to a Saturday tour in 2022 are valued at $180. The two-hour Docent led tour will take you inside the iconic lighthouse to explore its history and what it was like to be a lighthouse keeper.

And now, the fine print. The crab must be picked up from an Annapolis location to be provided to the winner, as it cannot be shipped.  You may buy as many tickets as you wish. A maximum of 250 tickets will be sold.  There are no black-out dates for the tour, and you can transfer your raffle tickets to whoever you wish, provided they are over the age of 12. Tour selections will need to be made by April 1, 2022. The tours are subject to weather conditions. The winner will be selected at random and the winner will be posted on the TPSL web site. Any detailed questions can be answered by contacting