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

Solomons House & Visitor Center

200 Farren Avenue

 

— CBL Visitor Center. —

 
Solomons House & Visitor Center Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, August 30, 2019
1. Solomons House & Visitor Center Marker
Inscription.  The oldest structure in Solomons, dating from ca. 1780. Isaac Solomon, the island's namesake, lived here after he bought the island in 1865, establishing the first oyster cannery on the Patuxent River. Acquired by CBL in 1994.
 
Erected by Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
 
Location. 38° 19.202′ N, 76° 27.144′ W. Marker is in Solomons, Maryland, in Calvert County. Marker is on Farren Avenue, 0.1 miles north of Charles Street when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Farren Avenue, 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. Enemy Blockade (within shouting distance of this marker); Parish House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saunders House (about 400 feet away); Becker House (about 400 feet away); Mansueti Laboratory
Solomons House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, August 30, 2019
2. Solomons House
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(about 500 feet away); Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (about 700 feet away); M. M. Davis Shipyard (approx. 0.4 miles away); J. C. Lore & Sons Oyster House (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Solomons.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 18, 2022