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Turner's Creek Landing in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Natural Diversity at Turner's Creek

 
 
Natural Diversity at Turner's Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 6, 2013
1. Natural Diversity at Turner's Creek Marker
Inscription. More than 3,600 species of plants, fish and wildlife live in the Chesapeake Bay region. the Sassafras River and Turner's Creek - tributaries of the Bay - provide food and shelter for great blue herons, osprey, otters, beaver, largmouth bass and other wildlife.

Aquatic plants in local rivers and creeks shelter crabs and young fish, and serve as food for migrating waterfowl.

Boaters, Do Your Part:
Avoid disturbing submerged aquatic vegetation beds. Propellers and impellers can uproot vegetation.
 
Erected by Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network.
 
Location. 39° 21.282′ N, 75° 59.067′ W. Marker is in Turner's Creek Landing, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker can be reached from Turners Creek Road. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of Knock's Folly. Marker is in this post office area: Kennedyville MD 21645, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Home with a Rich Past (a few steps from this marker); Captain John Smith on the Sassafras River (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tockwogh and the Bay (within shouting distance of this marker); Agricultural Demonstration Area / Historic Tree Grove
Marker and Turner's Creek image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 6, 2013
2. Marker and Turner's Creek
During summer, the creek is full of Water Locust.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to the Kent Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Turner's Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); Waterfront Hub for Trade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Reluctant Aide (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Turner's Creek Landing.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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