Near Scotland in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Point Lookout State Park
Hammond General Hospital
(sidebar) Before the Civil War, Point Lookout was a popular waterfront recreation community. Supporting a hotel, wharf, and outbuildings, about one hundred cottages dotted the low, flat, sandy tip of land. Recreation became less important, however,
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 38° 2.382′ N, 76° 19.324′ W. Marker is near Scotland, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Point Lookout Road, on its terminus loop (Maryland Route 5), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. It is in sight of the Point Lookout lighthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Scotland MD 20687, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Wilkes Booth (here, next to this marker); Point Lookout-Hammond Hospital (here, next to this marker); A Crucial Point (within shouting distance of this marker); Let There Be Light (within shouting distance of this marker); A Bustling Civil War Community (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shipwreck! (about 600 feet away); Defense Strategies (about 600 feet away); Fort Lincoln (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Scotland.
More about this marker. Marker is in the Point Lookout State Park. A fee per person is charged to enter.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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