Marbury in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Join the Adventure
Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail
The 3,000-mile Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail traces the exploratory voyages Smith conducted from 1607 to 1609 on the Chesapeake Bay and along several major rivers. The trail includes parks, museum sites, driving tours, and water trails that align with Smith’s historic voyage routes and offer opportunities for recreation and discovery.
Experience the Trail
• Explore rivers, coves, and open water by kayak, sailboat, or motor craft.
• Bicycle or hike along woodland trails and shoreline paths.
• Follow winding back roads through rural landscapes and historic villages.
• Visit places that celebrate American Indian heritage.
• See birds and other wildlife foraging in marshes1 waterways and forests
• Attend festivals and demonstrations, or join a guided tour.
Location. 38° 33.526′ N, 77° 11.102′ W. Marker is in Marbury, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Sweden Point Road near Chicamuxen Road (Route 224). Touch for map. The marker is located in front of the Discovery Room building in Smallwood State Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2835 Sweden Point Road, Marbury MD 20658, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (here, next to this marker); Rich Resources (here, next to this marker); Christian Temple Manor (a few steps from this marker); Explore your Chesapeake (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Smallwood's Gravesite (approx. 0.6 miles away); Smallwood's Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rum Point (approx. 1.7 miles away); General Joseph Hooker, U.S.A. (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marbury.
Also see . . .
1. Smallwood State Park, Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties. (Submitted on June 19, 2019.)
2. Find Your Chesapeake. (Submitted on June 19, 2019.)
3. Smallwood State Park. (Submitted on June 19, 2019.)
4. Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, National Park Service. (Submitted on June 19, 2019.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2019. This page has been viewed 83 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 19, 2019. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.