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Lusby in Calvert County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Cliffs of Calvert

 
 
The Cliffs of Calvert Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 7, 2007
1. The Cliffs of Calvert Marker
Inscription. First described in 1608 by Captain John Smith and marked on his map. One of the most unusual natural curiosities in the state.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 38° 23.715′ N, 76° 26.181′ W. Marker is in Lusby, Maryland, in Calvert County. Marker is on H.G. Trueman Road (Maryland Route 765) 0.6 miles north of Cove Point Road (Maryland Route 497), on the right. Touch for map. Marker is located about 200 feet inside the Calvert Cliffs State park along the entrance way. Marker is in this post office area: Lusby MD 20657, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Middleham Chapel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Morgan Hill Farm (approx. 1.4 miles away); Preston on Patuxent (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sukeek’s Cabin: A Proud Tradition Lives On (approx. 3.8 miles away); Fate of the Flotilla (approx. 3.8 miles away); Land Battle Evidence (approx. 3.8 miles away); Weapons of War (approx. 3.8 miles away); “The Commodore Can Beat Any…Barges…Sent Against Him” (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lusby.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNatural Features
 
Calvert Cliffs image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 7, 2007
2. Calvert Cliffs
View of the cliffs at the end of a 2 mile walking trail that starts from the parking area.
View of Chesapeake Bay image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 7, 2007
3. View of Chesapeake Bay
View of the Chesapeake Bay from one of the cliffs. The Eastern Shore of Maryland can be seen beyond a ship heading north up the bay.
View of Cove Point Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 7, 2007
4. View of Cove Point Lighthouse
View of the Cove Point Lighthouse, a Maryland Historical Trust site, from one of the cliffs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,519 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 10, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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