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Aberdeen in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Explore the Chesapeake

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

 
 
Explore the Chesapeake Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, January 30, 2015
1. Explore the Chesapeake Marker
Inscription.  
Explore the landscapes of the early 1600s along the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail. Learn about the thriving American Indian communities John Smith encountered and imagine the bountiful Chesapeake he observed. Experience the natural and cultural richness that exists in the region today.

Experience the Trail
☸ Explore rivers, coves, and open water by kayak, sailboat, or motor craft.
☸ Bicycle or hike along woodland trails and shoreline paths.
☸ Follow winding back roads through rural landscapes and historic villages.
☸ Visit places that celebrate American Indian heritage.
☸ See birds and other wildlife foraging in marshes, waterways, and forests.

Plan you Adventure-Download the free Chesapeake Explorer App or visit www.smithtrail.net or www.nps.gov/cajo
 
Erected by National Park Service-United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era
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ExplorationNative AmericansWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail series list.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 29.814′ N, 76° 13.902′ W. Marker was in Aberdeen, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker was on the Maryland House rest stop (Interstate 95 at milepost 82). Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Aberdeen MD 21001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. "O! say can you see…" (here, next to this marker); Colony of Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker); State of Maryland (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sophia’s Dairy (approx. 1.7 miles away); Spesutia Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); "The Bush Declaration" (approx. 2˝ miles away); This Tablet (approx. 2˝ miles away); Harford Town (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aberdeen.
 
Explore the Chesapeake Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, January 30, 2015
2. Explore the Chesapeake Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 409 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on December 17, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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