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The Friends of the St. Clement's Island and Piney Point Museums

MISSION STATEMENT: The Friends of the St. Clement's Island & Piney Point Museums raise funds in order to support historical interpretation, education programs, and special needs of the sites managed by the Museum Division of St. Mary's County Department of Recreation and Parks. The Friends organization is a 501(c) 3 organization sponsoring events, assisting with acquisitions, and supporting efforts to broaden the understanding of our culture and community's heritage.   saint marys icon image
About The Friends

The Friends play a vital role in financing many of the programs and activities of the St. Mary's County Museum Division. The Friends raise funds through:

• Membership dues
Museum store operations (St. Clement's Island Museum/Piney Point Lighthouse Museum)
Fundraisers (Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival)
Private organizational donor contributions
Memorial gifts/bequests

Join The Friends

If you would like to join the Friends, CLICK HERE to access the brochure of membership levels and benefits and sign-up form.

Donations & Contributions

Consider special gifts or memorial gifts that can be earmarked to a specific site, project, or purchase for any of our historic sites. If you would like information about how to make a donation or memorial contribution, call St. Clement's Island Museum during business hours at 301-769-2222. As a 501 (c) 3 organization, your donation and membership to The Friends is tax deductible.

Thank You for Your Support

Join us to support our educational museums and historic sites and to preserve our heritage for generations to come! Your support through membership, a donation, or simply shopping at our museum stores greatly help our effort to assist with the educational, historical and preservation projects and programs of the St. Mary's County Museum Division.


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