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Vienna in Dorchester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Discover: Vienna

Welcome to Vienna, Maryland

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
1. Discover: Vienna Marker
Inscription. In 1608, when English Captain John Smith sailed up the Nanticoke River in a small, open boat, he met and traded with the native people near here. Today Vienna is a stop on the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.

Founded in 1706, the town boasts a heritage museum, historic homes, the Nanticoke Riverwalk and more. We welcome visitors by land and water. See the map to find your way to the visitor services.
 
Location. 38° 28.98′ N, 75° 49.399′ W. Marker is in Vienna, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is on Water Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vienna MD 21869, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Discover: The Nanticoke (here, next to this marker); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 0.2 miles away); Discover: Vienna Heritage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Unnacokossimmon (approx. 0.4 miles away); The African American Story in the Indian Town (approx. 1.9 miles away); The native people of the Chicacone Village...the Nanticokes (approx.
Discover: Vienna Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
2. Discover: Vienna Marker
1.9 miles away); Handsell (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Nanticoke Historic Preservation Alliance (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative Americans
 
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By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
3. You Are Here
A misty dawn breaks over the Nanticoke River and Vienna. image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
4. A misty dawn breaks over the Nanticoke River and Vienna.
Photo: David Harp
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 14, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 14, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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