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St. Leonard in Calvert County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Idyllic Retreat — Beach House on the Point

 
 
Idyllic Retreat — Beach House on the Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 15, 2016
1. Idyllic Retreat — Beach House on the Point Marker
Inscription. The Chesapeake has long been a place to enjoy. This small waterside bath house came complete with men's and ladies' changing rooms, electricity and plumbing, Unusual for any structure in this part of Calvert County in the early 1930s. This was Mr. Patterson's first building at Point Farm, and he stayed here on his visits while the main house was under construction.
 
Location. 38° 23.381′ N, 76° 30.443′ W. Marker is in St. Leonard, Maryland, in Calvert County. Marker can be reached from Jefferson Patterson Park Road. Click for map. On Peterson's Point. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Leonard MD 20685, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. June 1814 — War Visits the Patuxent (here, next to this marker); A Place in Chesapeake History (here, next to this marker); Smith’s St. Leonard Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Land Battle Evidence (approx. 0.3 miles away); Valor at St. Leonard Creek (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Stuart Skinner (approx. 0.3 miles away); “We Must Have Done Them Considerable Damage” (approx. 0.3 miles away); “The Commodore Can Beat Any…Barges…Sent Against Him” (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Leonard.
 
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Idyllic Retreat — Beach House on the Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 15, 2016
2. Idyllic Retreat — Beach House on the Point Marker
The middle of three markers on Peterson Point.
Idyllic Retreat — Beach House on the Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 15, 2016
3. Idyllic Retreat — Beach House on the Point Marker
Close-up of photo on marker
The Beach house is vulnerable to high tide and storms. image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 15, 2016
4. The Beach house is vulnerable to high tide and storms.
The Beach House on Peterson's Point image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 15, 2016
5. The Beach House on Peterson's Point
The Beach House on Peterson's Point image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 15, 2016
6. The Beach House on Peterson's Point
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 142 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 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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