“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Princess Anne in Somerset County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Cultural Treasures

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By Don Morfe, May 31, 2013
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Crisfield Historical Museum
The Crisfield Historical Museum includes exhibits of Native American culture, the harvesting and processing of seafood and the general history of the town.

The Governor Tawes Library houses exhibits relating to the 54th governor of Maryland, J. Millard Tawes of Crisfield.

The Ward Brothers Workshop honors the memory of the founders of the art form of decoy carving and painting. Lem and Steve Ward, after whom the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art in Salisbury is named. The Museum offers the Port of Crisfield Escorted Walking Tour.

Smith Island
Smith Island is Marylandís only inhabited island accessible exclusively by boat. Visitors can board the mail boat at Crisfield and go to Ewell, one of the islandís three towns. There, the Smith Island Cultural Center documents the history of the strong men and stout-hearted women who have preserved their way of life since 1657.

Assateague Island National Seashore
Famous wild horses roam this windswept, 37-mile long barrier island. Other wildlife include the exotic Sika deer and nearly 300 species of birds. Undeveloped white sand beaches and dunes offer a natural setting for camping, swimming and surf fishing, Pristine back bays provide opportunities for clamming, crabbing and canoeing. Begin your visit at
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the Barrier Island Visitor Center which features aquariums and other exhibits of interest to children. During the summer, park rangers conduct a wide variety of nature programs.

Janes Island State Park
Make Janes Island State Parkís 3600 acres your destination for camping, boating, fishing, hiking, crabbing, bicycling and birdwatching.
Location. 38° 11.65′ N, 75° 41.867′ W. Marker is in Princess Anne, Maryland, in Somerset County. Marker is on Ocean Highway (US 13). Click for map. The marker is located at a rest stop. Marker is in this post office area: Princess Anne MD 21853, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Princess Anne Treasures (here, next to this marker); St. Andrew's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Boxwood Gardens (approx. 0.7 miles away); Teackle Mansion (approx. 0.7 miles away); Somerset County Circuit Courthouse (approx. ĺ mile away); Princess Anne Town (approx. 0.8 miles away); Manokin Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Birthplace of Samuel Chase (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Princess Anne.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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