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Solomons in Calvert County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Waterman's Shed

 
 
Waterman's Shed Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), August 30, 2019
1. Waterman's Shed Marker
Inscription.  This shed was built ca. 1900 at Otterpoint, Patuxent River. Orrie Laveille lived in this shed during the oyster season, from which he oystered on the Patuxent River. The shed was moved by barge around 1910 to Tongue Cove, Helen Creek by the Tongue family; and used by the Tongue and Ballard families until 1984 when the shed was donated to the museum, who moved it to its present location.
 
Erected by Calvert Marine Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. 38° 19.829′ N, 76° 27.837′ 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. The Ark of Hungerford Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); Drum Point Lighthouse (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Calvert Marine Museum's Dee of St. Mary's (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wm. B. Tennison (about 300 feet away); Sewell Draketail Workboat (about 300 feet away); Welcome to Drum Point Lighthouse (about 300 feet away); Spirit (about 300 feet away); Sailing Bateau Witch of the Wave (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Solomons.
 
The Waterman's Shed image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), August 30, 2019
2. The Waterman's Shed
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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