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Vienna in Dorchester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Discover: Vienna

Welcome to Vienna, Maryland

 
 
Discover: Vienna Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
1. Discover: Vienna Marker
Inscription. In 1608, when English Captain John Smith sailed up the Nanticoke River in a small, open boat, he met and traded with the native people near here. Today Vienna is a stop on the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.

Founded in 1706, the town boasts a heritage museum, historic homes, the Nanticoke Riverwalk and more. We welcome visitors by land and water. See the map to find your way to the visitor services.
 
Location. 38° 28.98′ N, 75° 49.399′ W. Marker is in Vienna, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is on Water Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vienna MD 21869, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Discover: The Nanticoke (here, next to this marker); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 0.2 miles away); Discover: Vienna Heritage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Unnacokossimmon (approx. 0.4 miles away); The African American Story in the Indian Town (approx. 1.9 miles away); The native people of the Chicacone Village...the Nanticokes (approx. 1.9 miles away); Handsell (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Nanticoke Historic Preservation Alliance (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Vienna.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative Americans
 
Discover: Vienna Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
2. Discover: Vienna Marker
You Are Here image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
3. You Are Here
A misty dawn breaks over the Nanticoke River and Vienna. image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
4. A misty dawn breaks over the Nanticoke River and Vienna.
Photo: David Harp
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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