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Ways to Explore Southern Marylandís Scenic and Historic Routes

 
 
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National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, January 22, 2019
1. Ways to Explore Southern Marylandís Scenic and Historic Routes Marker
Inscription.  
Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail
This unique trail is designed for you to experience by boat. It is Americaís first waterway national historic trail and includes more than 3,000 miles explored by Captain John Smith.

The route is marked at several sites on the water by special buoys that are part of the Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System (CBIBS). Accessible by cell phone or internet, these buoys transmit date that include historical information related to Captain John Smithís explorations.

Visit www.nps.gov/cajo

Religious Freedom National Scenic Byway
Automobile is the best way to experience this byway. You can explore various sites—churches, homes, parks, and museums—to learn about the very first attempt in American to introduce religious toleration and the separation of church from state. If you would like to tour any of the churches, we recommend contacting their administrative offices before you visit.

Visit www.bit.ly/rfsbyway

Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
Southern Maryland was an attractive
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National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, January 22, 2019
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target for British raids during the War of 1812. Along the trail are the sites of the largest naval engagements in Maryland waters. Follow the route of British warships as they sailed to and from their attacks on Washington and Baltimore. Explore historic sites such as Sotterley Plantation, which was raided in 1814 when at least 48 enslaved people sought freedom on British ships.

Visit www.nps.gov/stsp

Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail
This evolving trail network is a portal into the regionís history, culture, and ecology. As the metropolitan area expands, hiking, bicycling, paddling, horseback riding, and related outdoor recreation activities provide you with opportunities for intimate connections with the river, its tributaries, and the regionís distinctive landscapes.

Visit www.nps.gov/pohe

Discover more at www.DestinationSouthernMaryland.com
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This project has been financed in part with state funds from the Maryland Heritages Areas Authority, an instrumentality of the State of Maryland. However, the contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect views or policies of the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority.
 
Erected 2018 by 2018 by St. Ingatius
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National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, January 22, 2019
3. Ways to Explore Southern Marylandís Scenic and Historic Routes Marker
Church, Maryland Byways, Maryland Heritage Areas Authority.
 
Location. 38° 27.968′ N, 77° 1.442′ W. Marker is in Port Tobacco, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Chapel Point Rd half a mile west of Aries Road, on the right when traveling west. Located in parking lot across the street from St. Ignatius Church-Chapel Point. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8855 Chapel Point Rd, Port Tobacco MD 20677, 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. Rise from the Ashes (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Ignatius' Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tension of Liberty (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Ignatius Catholic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Thomas Manor (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel Point Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mulberry Grove (approx. 1.8 miles away); John Hanson (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Tobacco.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionExplorationWar of 1812
 
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National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, January 22, 2019
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National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, January 22, 2019
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2019. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 19, 2019. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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