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

Myrtle Grove Game Refuge

 
 
Myrtle Grove Game Refuge Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. A. Pimentel, March 1, 2008
1. Myrtle Grove Game Refuge Marker
Inscription. 800 acres, purchased May 25, 1929, from Walter J. Mitchell, Attorney for Mortgagee; from Hunter's License Fund, for the purpose of propagating game.
 
Erected by E. Lee Le’Compte, State Game Warden of Maryland.
 
Location. 38° 32.949′ N, 77° 5.015′ W. Marker is near La Plata, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is at the intersection of Hawthorne Road (Maryland Route 225) and Myrtle Grove Road, on the right when traveling west on Hawthorne Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5625 Myrtle Grove Road, La Plata MD 20646, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas Stone ( approx. 2.4 miles away); Araby ( approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Thomas Stone ( approx. 2.8 miles away); The Story ( approx. 3.4 miles away); Rose Hill ( approx. 3.5 miles away); a different marker also named Rose Hill ( approx. 3.5 miles away); The Retreat ( approx. 3.5 miles away); Port Tobacco ( approx. 4 miles away).
 
Regarding Myrtle Grove Game Refuge. This 1,723-acre tract contains hardwood forests, wildlife plantings, natural and man-made wetlands and is located in the forested
Another view of the marker image. Click for full size.
By M. A. Pimentel, March 1, 2008
2. Another view of the marker
bottomlands of Mattawoman Creek and was once home to the Piscataway Indians.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryNatural Resources
 
From across the street image. Click for full size.
By M. A. Pimentel, March 1, 2008
3. From across the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,921 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on March 3, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 2, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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