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Port Tobacco in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Chapel Point Park
 
Chapel Point Park Marker Photo, Click for full size
February 15, 2011
1. Chapel Point Park Marker
 
Inscription. Site of county recreational facilities from the early 1900s to 1962, at the confluence of the Potomac and Port Tobacco Rivers. Originally a resort for St. Thomas Manor, steamboats brought passengers from Washington DC for the day. Opened to the general public in 1925 with facilities for picnic, rollerskating, social functions, restaurant, beach with bath houses and hotel. Site of the first County fair in 1924.
 
Erected 2008 by 350th Anniversary Commission.
 
Location. 38° 28.044′ N, 77° 1.585′ W. Marker is in Port Tobacco, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Chapel Point Rd near Between St. Ignatius Church and Pisces Ln. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Tobacco MD 20677, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Ignatius Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Ignatius' Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Thomas Manor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mulberry Grove (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mulberry Grove - Birthplace of John Hanson (approx. 2 miles away); Pine Thicket (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Wilkes Booth and David Herold (approx. 2.2 miles away); "Brentland" (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Port Tobacco.
 
Chapel Point Park Marker Photo, Click for full size
February 15, 2011
2. Chapel Point Park Marker
 

 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on February 17, 2011. This page has been viewed 360 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 17, 2011, by Jacqui Chalifoux of Welcome, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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