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Accokeek in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Welcome to the Visitor Center

Piscataway National Park

 
 
Welcome to the Visitor Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 30, 2016
1. Welcome to the Visitor Center Marker
Inscription.  
The Visitor Center can be a starting point for your visit. Inside, exhibits describe the people who have inhabited this part of Prince George’s County. You can learn about why Piscataway Park exists today and how the Accokeek Foundation preserves this legacy. While inside, please visit the museum shop, which helps to fund visitor programs in the park.

From the Visitor Center, explore the site’s diversity. You can see the National Colonial Farm. You can enjoy the view of George Washington’s Mount Vernon. You can hike a nature trail.

Enjoy your visit to the Accokeek Foundation at Piscataway Park!
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative Americans.
 
Location. 38° 41.69′ N, 77° 3.926′ W. Marker is in Accokeek, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Bryan Point Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Accokeek MD 20607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Land Shaping People (a few steps from this marker); Ecosystem Farm

Welcome to the Visitor Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 30, 2016
2. Welcome to the Visitor Center Marker
The Visitor Center is in the background.
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(a few steps from this marker); People Shaping the Land (a few steps from this marker); Pumpkin Ash Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherished Homeland (within shouting distance of this marker); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (within shouting distance of this marker); Join the Adventure (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hon. Frances Payne Bolton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Accokeek.
 
Sign at the entrance to Piscataway National Park Accokeek Creek image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 30, 2016
3. Sign at the entrance to Piscataway National Park Accokeek Creek
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 2, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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