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

Tree Canopy

Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail

 
 
Tree Canopy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 18, 2020
1. Tree Canopy Marker
Inscription.  
The tree canopy is ahead of you serves as a home to birds and other marsh dwelling animals. Some of the trees that you will see here and along with other parts of the trail includes: black locust, sweetgum, and black cherry trees.

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The Chesapeake Beach Railway along Fishing Creek, 1933
This photograph shows the tree canopy edge across Fishing Creek and the Chesapeake Beach Railway running along the edge of the Creek. The railway tracks lay on a raised bed crossing the marsh on its way into the town; higher ground can be seen in the background. Only two years after this photo was taken, the Chesapeake Beach Railway would make its final trip to the Beach from Washington, D.C. For more historical information, please visit the Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryRailroads & StreetcarsWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 38° 41.217′ N, 76° 32.597′ W. Marker is in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland, in
Tree Canopy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 18, 2020
2. Tree Canopy Marker
Calvert County. Marker is on Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail 0.1 miles south of Delores Court, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3705 Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail, 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. Birds (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Watershed (approx. 0.2 miles away); Forest Edges (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abner's Crab House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chesapeake Beach Railway (approx. half a mile away); Chesapeake Beach Park (approx. half a mile away); Railroad Bed (approx. half a mile away); Bald Eagle (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chesapeake Beach.
 
 
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 23 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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