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Port Deposit in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Explore the Chesapeake

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

 
 
Explore the Chesapeake Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
1. Explore the Chesapeake Marker
Inscription. Explore the landscapes of the early 1600s along the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail. Learn about the thriving American Indian communities John Smith encountered and imagine the bountiful Chesapeake he observed. Experience the natural and cultural richness that exists in the region today.

Experience the Trail
*Explore rivers, coves, and open water by kayak, sailboat, or motor craft.
*Bicycle or hike along woodland trails and shoreline paths.
*Follow winding back roads through rural landscapes and historic villages.
*Visit places that celebrate American Indian heritage.
*See birds and other wildlife foraging in marshes, waterways, and forests.
Plan you Adventure-Download the free Chesapeake Explorer App or visit www.smithtrail.net or www.nps.gov/cajo
 
Erected by National Park Service-United States Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 39° 36.68′ N, 76° 0.518′ W. Marker is in Port Deposit, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Interstate 95. Click for map. The marker is located at the I-95 rest stop-Chesapeake House. Marker is in this post office area: Port Deposit MD 21904, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured

Close up of the map on the Explore the Chesapeake Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
2. Close up of the map on the Explore the Chesapeake Marker
as the crow flies. Maryland Women in Military Service Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); “O! say can you see…” (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Principio Company (approx. 2.7 miles away); Striking a Blow (approx. 2.7 miles away); Flight 605 (approx. 2.8 miles away); Site of Woodlawn Camp Meeting (approx. 3 miles away); Charlestown (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lt. Col. Nathaniel Ramsay (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Port Deposit.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Explore the Chesapeake Marker-Chesapeake House in the background image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
3. Explore the Chesapeake Marker-Chesapeake House in the background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 4 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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