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Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ferry Point Road

 
 
Ferry Point Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
1. Ferry Point Road Marker
Inscription. Formerly an Indian trail to cross South River. In early colonial times it became a principle thoroughfare connecting Annapolis with southern Maryland and Virginia. George Washington remarked on the beautiful roses that still flourish there.
 
Location. 38° 57.019′ N, 76° 31.678′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Ferry Point Road 0.9 miles west of Spa Road (Maryland Route 387), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Ferry at London Town (approx. 0.9 miles away); London Town Ferry (approx. 0.9 miles away); William Brown House (approx. 0.9 miles away); London Town Publik House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Scott Street (approx. 0.9 miles away); Archaeology at London Town (approx. 0.9 miles away); Establishing a Colonial Town (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dr. Hill's Medicinal Plants (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansWaterways & Vessels
 
Ferry Point Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 28, 2008
2. Ferry Point Road Marker
Looking down Ferry Point Road in the direction of the South River. The waterfront is not accessible to the public. Directly across the South River is London Town, a "lost" colonial town and site of several markers, including one for the London Town Ferry which connected with Ferry Point Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,131 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
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