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

Cedar Point

 
 
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By Kevin W., March 13, 2018
1. Cedar Point Marker
Inscription. February, 1766, Washington's schooner ran aground off this point. From his diary of August 25th, 1768, "Hauling seine upon the bar off Cedar Point for sheepshead but catched none."
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust and the Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 38° 21.098′ N, 76° 56.268′ W. Marker is near Newburg, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Rock Point Road (Maryland Route 257) just east of Morgantown Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newburg MD 20664, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christ Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Wilkes Booth (approx. 1.7 miles away); Potomac Diversion (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cliffton (approx. 1.8 miles away); Wolleston Manor (approx. 2.1 miles away); 300 Year Old Southern Red Oak (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named “Cliffton” (approx. 2.8 miles away); Crossing the Potomac (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newburg.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWaterways & Vessels
 
Cedar Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 13, 2018
2. Cedar Point Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2018, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2018, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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