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Tracys Landing in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chesapeake Bay Wetlands

 
 
Chesapeake Bay Wetlands Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 26, 2014
1. Chesapeake Bay Wetlands Marker
Inscription.  The marshlands you see around you play an integral part in keeping the Bay healthy. Besides acting as a nursery for fish, crabs, and other wildlife, marshes act as filters and sediment traps to protect the Bay's water quality. They also act as giant sponges for flood control. Preservation of wetlands is one of the most important aspects of keeping the Chesapeake Bay clean and productive.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 38° 46.332′ N, 76° 33.882′ W. Marker is in Tracys Landing, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Old Deale Road. The marker is on the grounds of Herrington Harbour North. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tracys Landing MD 20779, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wildlife You May See (within shouting distance of this marker); Outnumbered (approx. 0.3 miles away); Birds of Prey (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Town of Herrington: Unearthing the Origins of South County (approx. 0.3
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miles away); Anne and Christopher Birckhead (approx. 2.2 miles away); Saint James’ Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Holly Hill (approx. 3 miles away); Women of Hartge Yacht Yard (1934-2006) (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tracys Landing.
 
Chesapeake Bay Wetlands Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 26, 2014
2. Chesapeake Bay Wetlands Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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