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Piney Point in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Map of Lower Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay

 
 
Map of Lower Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, July 1, 2008
1. Map of Lower Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay Marker
Inscription. Piney Point Lighthouse, Museum and Historic Park, a Chesapeake Bay Gateway, is one of your entry points to enjoy and learn about the places and stories of the Chesapeake and its watershed.
The 64,000 square-mile watershed is a complete ecosystem. Home to over 15 million people, it has supported human occupation for 13,000 years. The Chesapeake's natural abundance has fed multitudes, fueled rich economies and nurtured diverse cultures. Explore this and other places in the Gateways Network to experience the Bay's stories, spirit and mystery. Learn about the Chesapeake Bay restoration and how you can contribute. Visit http://www.baygateways.net for information
 
Erected by The Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
 
Location. 38° 8.154′ N, 76° 31.748′ W. Marker is in Piney Point, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Lighthouse Road. Click for map. This marker is located on a wharf near the Piney Point Lighthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Piney Point MD 20674, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Potomac River Military Testing (here, next to this marker); Lighthouse Keeper's Quarters (here, next to this marker); Piney Point Lighthouse (here, next to this marker); Bay Lights (here, next to this marker); Natural Highways (here, next to this marker); Osprey (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Piney Point Lighthouse (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Piney Point Lighthouse (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Piney Point.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,200 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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