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Near Rison in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rum Point

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Rum Point Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By M. A. Pimentel, March 9, 2008
1. Rum Point Marker
Inscription.  A landing on Mattawoman Creek used from December, 1861 to March, 1862 to unload supplies for a brigade of New Jersey troops encamped nearby.
 
Erected by Charles County Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1862.
 
Location. 38° 32.206′ N, 77° 11.826′ W. Marker is near Rison, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is at the intersection of Chicamuxen Road (Maryland Route 224) and Stump Neck Road, on the right when traveling south on Chicamuxen Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marbury MD 20658, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Smallwood's Gravesite (approx. one mile away); General Joseph Hooker U.S.A. (approx. 1.3 miles away); Explore your Chesapeake (approx. 1˝ miles away); Rich Resources (approx. 1.7 miles away); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 1.7 miles away); Join the Adventure (approx. 1.7 miles
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away); Christian Temple Manor (approx. 1.7 miles away); Smallwood's Home (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rison.
 
Marker from a distance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By M. A. Pimentel, March 9, 2008
2. Marker from a distance
Rum Point Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, January 18, 2019
3. Rum Point Marker
(Stump Neck Road sign in background.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,644 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland.   3. submitted on August 5, 2019. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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