Near Scotland in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Point Lookout Prisoner-Of-War Camp
Erected by the Maryland Historical Trust and the Maryland State Highway Administration.
Location. 38° 2.995′ N, 76° 19.426′ W. Marker is near Scotland, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Point Lookout Road (Route 5), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at the turnoff for the Fishing Pier. Marker may have been moved about 270 feet further south on same side. Google street view shows it in a different location in October 2008. Marker is in this post office area: Scotland MD 20687, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Storm Blocks the Route to Freedom (approx. ¼ mile away); Smallpox Epidemic (approx. half a mile away); Death at Point Lookout (approx. half a mile away); A Seaside Resort at Point Lookout (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Place of History (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Scotland.
More about this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Point Lookout State Park History. (Submitted on May 4, 2007.)
2. The Diary Of Bartlett Yancey Malone. (Submitted on May 4, 2007.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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