Cambridge in Dorchester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Welcome to the Richardson Maritime Museum
Come in and explore the history of wooden boatbuilding in Dorchester County and the Chesapeake Bay.
Meet Captain James B. ("Mr. James") Richardson and the other innovative builders who created the wooden vessels that shaped the local economy and influenced our nation's maritime history.
This historic building served as a bank from 1889 to 1993. Today it safeguards the area's maritime heritage as the Richardson Maritime Museum.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Erected by The Richardson Maritime Museum.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
Location. 38° 34.262′ N, 76° 4.668′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is on High Street just south of Locust Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 High Street, Cambridge MD 21613, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Zion United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away, measured in Finding Freedom (about 500 feet away); John F. Kennedy (about 600 feet away); Christ P. E. Church (about 600 feet away); John Barth (about 600 feet away); Eastern Shore Infantry (about 600 feet away); This Bell (about 700 feet away); Goldsborough House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.