Oystering on the Chesapeake
The work of harvesting, shucking, packing, shipping, and eating these oysters has shaped this entire region---its communities, its economy, and its environment.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 38° 47.238′ N, 76° 13.236′ W. Marker is in St. Michaels, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is on Burns Street. On the waterfront promenade at the Chesapeake Maritime Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Michaels MD 21663, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Deflecting the Enemy (here, next to this marker); War in the Chesapeake (here, next to this marker); What's under your feet? (here, next to this marker); Freedom's Figurehead (a few steps from this marker); Navy Point Historic Houses
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 305 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 29, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.