Piney Point in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
After constantly fighting northwest winds and dredging the mouth of the creek open three times, the Navy moved their operations one mile to the present day site of the Paul Hall Center, where they remained until 1954. In 1960, the Navy Machine Shop and property were purchased by the already present Steuart Petroleum Company. This property was used by their transportation division of tug boats and barges moving petroleum product to their facility in Washington, D.C. The Steuart Company left the workshop in 1998, the St. Mary's
Erected by Maryland Heritage Area Authority, St. Mary's County Museum Division.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
Location. 38° 8.23′ N, 76° 31.722′ W. Marker is in Piney Point, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Lighthouse Road (Maryland Route 498) 0.1 miles west of Hotel Cove Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 44740 Lighthouse Road, Piney Point MD 20674, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Potomac River Dory Boat (within shouting distance of this marker); Piney Point Petroleum Terminal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Potomac River Military Testing (about 500 feet away); Lighthouse Keeper's Quarters (about 500 feet away); Bay Lights (about 500 feet away); Osprey (about 500 feet away); Map of Lower Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay (about 500 feet away); Piney Point Lighthouse (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piney Point.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 4, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.