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Located on Centreville's western peninsula, Reed Creek Farm was established by Colonel Thomas Wright in 1775. It remained a family home of the Wrights, till the 1900s until it was bought by the Smiths and subsequently by the Simmons in 1997. The two-storied brick house, is styled in Gregorian architecture, surrounded by acres of farmland. A distinctive feature of this estate is the lavender mound located to the west.
Doncaster Town Site is located near Easton, Talbot County, Maryland. This is an archaeological site and is located on one of the earliest land grants in Talbot County. The first Roman Catholic Church was built on the Eastern Shore of Maryland at this very site. The archaeological discovery suggests that the site would have had inns, a chapel, ferry, stores and a number of houses. This site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in September 5, 1975.
The St. Paul's Episcopal Church is a historic church located in Centreville, Maryland. The church complex includes the church building and an adjoining cemetery. The church was built in 1853 by architect Richard Upjohn in his trademark Carpenter Gothic style of architecture and features a steep roof and small bell tower. The church was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
The Sandy Point Farmhouse is one of the most celebrated farmhouse sites in the whole of Maryland. It is more precisely situated at the Sandy Point State Park in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The site has featured in the National Register of Historic Places.
Located along the gorgeous Chesapeake Bay, Sandy Point State Park is a 786 acre (318 hectares) that has been one of the states natural gems since 1952. The scenic water views make it an ideal place for a picnic or leisurely stroll. The soft sandy beaches are packed on hot summer days and make for a great swimming spot, complete with lifeguards. Fishing and crabbing are also allowed from the park's shoreline, however licenses are required. The marina offers 22 launching ramps day-use slips that are on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The renowned and reputed Edmee S. is a Chesapeake Bay sailboat that was formerly known as Cecilia Mae. Owned by the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, it was incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.
E.C. Collier is a Chesapeake Bay fishing boat that was built in 1910. It is 52 feet (16 meters) long and has two sails. The vessel is one of 35 surviving traditional Chesapeake Bay fishing boats and is a member of the last commercial sailing fleet in the United States. Presently, it is located at Tilghman, Talbot County, Maryland. The vessel was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 16, 1985.
The Edna E. Lockwood is a sail boat that was mostly used for dredging. Constructed in 1889, this bugeye is now under the ownership of Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. The historic Edna E. Lockwood was incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
The last lighthouse to be built on the Chesapeake Bay, the Baltimore Light Station has been the guiding pillar for northbound vessels to the Port of Baltimore and southbound vessels headed towards the Atlantic Ocean for over a century. Featuring a three-story octagonal brick cottage atop a 103-foot (31-meter) structure, the lighthouse was also the first and only American lighthouse powered by nuclear energy, although currently it is solar powered. The Baltimore Light Station was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.
The 19th- century historic earthen fortification, Fort Nonsense is situated at Annapolis, Maryland. It is the last remnant and memoir of fortifications built around the Annapolis Harbor. Fort Nonsense played an important role in different wars that includes Revolutionary War, 1812 War and the Civil War.
Breathe in the salty air of the Chesapeake Bay as you visit The Annapolis Maritime Museum. Committed to preserving and disseminating knowledge of the maritime history of Annapolis, this museum conducts exhibits in the Barge House and the McNasby's Oyster Packing Company building. The museum also conducts tours to the historic Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse, which is the last of the screw pile lighthouses to be found in the Unites States. Besides education, the museum is a site for great entertainment in the form of the annual summer concert series. The Barge House is also regularly used for lectures, concerts and other educational activities.
As capital of Maryland, Annapolis is a busy city and its city dock is always buzzing with activity. Known for it's sailing activities and sea based culture, the city dock shows off the best of Annapolis. Awarded for its eco-friendliness, its easy to see that the people of Annapolis love their heritage and aim to preserve it always. The city dock is one of the most noted tourist spots, where visitors like to stroll by the waterfront, enjoy a meal or watch as the boats pass by.