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Anchor

 
 
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Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), August 30, 2019
1. Anchor Marker
Inscription.  Iron anchor from round stern, gaffed-rigged bugeye Catherine. The anchor was found in the Chesapeake Bay off Dares Beach and recovered by Capt. Martin O'Berry. The Catherine was built by M. M. Davis in Solomons in 1911 and owned by members of the Webster family who used it to haul freight.

CMM69.94
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1911.
 
Location. 38° 19.881′ N, 76° 27.904′ W. Marker is in Solomons, Maryland, in Calvert County. Marker can be reached from Solomons Island Road South (Maryland Route 2) just south of Thomas Johnson Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14200 Solomons Island Road South, Solomons MD 20688, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Volunteer (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); Calvert County (within shouting distance of this marker); Drum Point Lighthouse (about 300 feet away,
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measured in a direct line); Perils along the Patuxent (about 300 feet away); Marine Railway Gears (about 300 feet away); Humphreys Rowing Skiff (about 300 feet away); Menace on the Horizon (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Solomons.
 
Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), August 30, 2019
2. Anchor Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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