Near Scotland in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Point Lookout Prisoner-Of-War Camp
Erected by the Maryland Historical Trust and the Maryland State Highway Administration.
Location. 38° 2.995′ N, 76° 19.426′ W. Marker is near Scotland, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Point Lookout Road (Route 5), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at the turnoff for the Fishing Pier. Marker may have been moved about 270 feet further south on same side. Google street view shows it in a different location in October 2008. Marker is in this post office area: Scotland MD 20687, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Prison Pen (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Storm Blocks the Route to Freedom (approx. ¼ mile away); Smallpox Epidemic (approx. half a mile away); Death at Point Lookout (approx. half a mile away); A Seaside Resort at Point Lookout (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scotland.
More about this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Point Lookout State Park History. (Submitted on May 4, 2007.)
2. The Diary Of Bartlett Yancey Malone. (Submitted on May 4, 2007.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,990 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 3. submitted on June 26, 2017, by Pete Payette of Orange, Virginia. 4. submitted on February 22, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.