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

Map of Lower Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay

 
 
Map of Lower Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, July 1, 2008
1. Map of Lower Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay Marker
Inscription.  Piney Point Lighthouse, Museum and Historic Park, a Chesapeake Bay Gateway, is one of your entry points to enjoy and learn about the places and stories of the Chesapeake and its watershed.
The 64,000 square-mile watershed is a complete ecosystem. Home to over 15 million people, it has supported human occupation for 13,000 years. The Chesapeake's natural abundance has fed multitudes, fueled rich economies and nurtured diverse cultures. Explore this and other places in the Gateways Network to experience the Bay's stories, spirit and mystery. Learn about the Chesapeake Bay restoration and how you can contribute. Visit http://www.baygateways.net for information
 
Erected by The Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural ResourcesWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 38° 8.154′ N, 76° 31.748′ W. Marker is in Piney Point, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Lighthouse Road. This marker is located on a wharf near the Piney Point Lighthouse.
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Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Piney Point MD 20674, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Potomac River Military Testing (here, next to this marker); The Lighthouse Keeper's Quarters (here, next to this marker); Bay Lights (here, next to this marker); Osprey (here, next to this marker); Piney Point Lighthouse (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Piney Point Lighthouse (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Piney Point Lighthouse (here, next to this marker); Lighthouses of the Chesapeake (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piney Point.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2008, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,390 times since then and 31 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 9, 2008, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.

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Jun. 25, 2022