Oystering on the Chesapeake
The work of harvesting, shucking, packing, shipping, and eating these oysters has shaped this entire region---its communities, its economy, and its environment.
Location. 38° 47.238′ N, 76° 13.236′ W. Marker is in St. Michaels, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is on Burns Street. Touch for map. On the waterfront promenade at the Chesapeake Maritime Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Michaels MD 21663, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Deflecting the Enemy (here, next to this marker); War in the Chesapeake (here, next to this marker); Freedom's Figurehead (a few steps from this marker); Navy Point Historic Houses (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain John Smith's Shallop (within shouting distance of this marker); Too Much of a Good Thing (about
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 29, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.