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Cambridge in Dorchester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Robbins Heritage Center

LaGrange Plantation

 

— Home of the Dorchester County Historical Society —

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, August 24, 2019
1. Robbins Heritage Center Marker
Inscription.  The David and Polly Robbins Heritage Center, opened in 2007, features exhibits on Native Americans, hunting and trapping, local Dorchester County industry, including both canning and seafood. The workshop of Ron Rue, a local and internationally known decoy carver, shows how decoys are made. The work of other Dorchester County carvers is also on display. The Center also houses a Collection and Research Center and space for meetings and lectures.
 
Erected by Dorchester County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 2007.
 
Location. 38° 33.987′ N, 76° 3.546′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is on Greenway Drive 0.1 miles east of Abacco Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1003 Greenway Drive, 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. Smokehouse / Strong House; Helen C. Barber Herb Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Neild Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Goldsborough Stable
Robbins Heritage Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 24, 2019
2. Robbins Heritage Center Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Meredith House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Meredith House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cambridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Maryland's Eastern Shore (approx. 0.4 miles away); Discover: Dorchester (approx. 0.4 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 61 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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