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Coltons Point in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

This Stand of Trees

 
 
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Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), August 26, 2022
1. This Stand of Trees Marker
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This stand of new trees planted on October 4, 1993 through the combined efforts of the Optimist Club of the Seventh District, Chesapeake Bay Trust and St. Clements Hundred.

St. Clements Hundred is a group of concerned citizens dedicated to the preservation of St. Clements Island.

One of their goals is to restore the great forests that Father Andrew White recorded upon landing on this site in March of 1634.

If you would like to join this effort and have a tree planted on this site, please contact Tree-Mendous Maryland (410)-974-3776 or obtain information at the St. Clements Island/Potomac River Museum.
 
Erected by The Optimist Club of the Seventh District, Chesapeake Bay Trust and St. Clements Hundred.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExplorationHorticulture & ForestrySettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1634.
 
Location. 38° 12.754′ N, 76° 44.681′ W. Marker is in Coltons Point, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. The marker
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is on St. Clements Island, which has no paved roads. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coltons Point MD 20626, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maryland Began Here (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Clement's Island State Park (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to St. Clements Island State Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ancestral Garden (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Clement's Island (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Clement's Hundred (approx. 0.3 miles away); Freedom to Worship (approx. 0.3 miles away); Blackistone Lighthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coltons Point.
 
This Stand of Trees Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), August 26, 2022
2. This Stand of Trees Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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