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Near Newburg in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cedar Point

 
 
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By Kevin W., March 13, 2018
1. Cedar Point Marker
Inscription.  February, 1766, Washington's schooner ran aground off this point. From his diary of August 25th, 1768, "Hauling seine upon the bar off Cedar Point for sheepshead but catched none."
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1766.
 
Location. 38° 21.098′ N, 76° 56.268′ W. Marker is near Newburg, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Rock Point Road (Maryland Route 257) just east of Morgantown Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10770 Morgantown Road, Newburg MD 20664, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christ Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Explore your Cheaspeake (approx. 1.7 miles away); Discover Southern Maryland’s Amazing Stories of Exploration, Hope, and Courage (approx. 1.7 miles away); In Memory of Robert Crain (approx. 1.7 miles away); Ways to Explore Southern Maryland’s Scenic and Historic Routes
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By Kevin W., March 13, 2018
2. Cedar Point Marker
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); John Wilkes Booth (approx. 1.7 miles away); Potomac Diversion (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cliffton (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newburg.
 
Also see . . .  Lower Cedar Point, Maryland Historical Trust. (Submitted on January 17, 2019.)
 
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By David Lassman, November 15, 2015
3. Cedar Point Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2018, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2018, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3. submitted on January 17, 2019, by David Lassman of Waldorf, Maryland.

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