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

"The Campground"

Chesapeake Beach Historic Heritage Trail

 
 
"The Campground" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), December 18, 2020
1. "The Campground" Marker
Inscription.  The neighborhood known as "The Campground" was located in this area when the Chesapeake Beach Resort opened in 1900. By the 1920s, small summer residences were being built here. The High View Hotel, was located south of this location, and the Water Edge Hotel, generally known as the Marinelli Hotel after the family name of the manager, was situated on the northern side of Bay Front Park (also known as Brownie's Beach).
 
Erected by The Town of Chesapeake Beach, Maryland; Maryland Heritage Areas Authority.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceParks & Recreational AreasSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. 38° 41.045′ N, 76° 31.965′ W. Marker is in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland, in Calvert County. Marker is at the intersection of The Boardwalk and 14th Street, on the right when traveling north on The Boardwalk. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7523 B St, Chesapeake Beach MD 20732, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
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. The Belvedere Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chesapeake Beach Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bay Front Beach (approx. ¼ mile away); The Chesapeake Beach Railway (approx. 0.4 miles away); Railroad Artifacts At The Museum (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Chesapeake Beach Railway (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chesapeake Beach Railway Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Chesapeake Beach Railway (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chesapeake Beach.
 
"The Campground" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), December 18, 2020
2. "The Campground" Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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