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Where the Potomac & the Chesapeake meet

St. Mary's Heritage

Historic St. Mary’s City

18751 Hogaboom Lane, Visitor Center, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686

38.18070 -76.42963

(240) 895-4990

Historic St. Mary's City (HSMC) is a museum on the site of Maryland's first capital. Decades of research are the foundation of living history exhibits assembled…

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Patuxent River Naval Air Museum & Visitor Center

22156 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653

38.27634 -76.46368

(301) 863-1900

The Navy’s aircraft and flight systems have been tested and evaluated at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station since WWII. The Museum is the only naval…

Museums & Historic Sites | St. Mary's Heritage | War of 1812 Sites

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Point Lookout State Park, Civil War Museum & Lighthouse

11175 Point Lookout Road, Scotland, MD 20687

38.06745 -76.33775

(301) 872-5688

Located at the tip of St. Mary's County, Point Lookout combines a rich history with recreation options. This is one of the state's most popular parks.…

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Sotterley Plantation

44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood, MD 20636

38.37639 -76.54387

(301) 373-2280

Sotterley Plantation, a National Historic Landmark, has a history dating back to the turn of the 18th century and is one of the oldest museums of…

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African-American Monument and Freedom Park

21744 South Coral Drive, Lexington Park, MD 20653

38.26451 -76.45094

(301) 737-5447

The African-American Monument is located on the grounds of Freedom Park. It was dedicated on July 29, 2000 and recognizes African Americans and Aftrican-American organizations that…

St. Mary's Heritage | African-American Heritage Sites

All Faith Episcopal Church

38885 New Market Turner Road, Mechanicsville, MD 20659

38.43461 -76.68309

(301) 884-3773

The church was built between 1766 and 1769, and is significant as one of the best examples of preserved Georgian ecclesiastical design. The original building was…

St. Mary's Heritage | Historic Churches & Religious Sites

All Saints Episcopal Church

21627 Oakley Road, Avenue, MD 20609

38.26589 -76.75472

(240) 538-5338

The present church was built in 1846, but the parish of All Saint's was established in 1642 when Dr. Thomas Gerard, a Roman Catholic, built a…

St. Mary's Heritage | Historic Churches & Religious Sites

Cardinal Gibbons Park

48913 Seaside View Road, Ridge, MD 20680

38.13155 -76.38727

(301) 475-4200

St. Mary's Heritage | African-American Heritage Sites

Christ Episcopal Church (King and Queen Parish)

23590 Maddox Road, Chaptico, MD 20621

38.36614 -76.78397

(301) 884-3451

Built of red brick with Flemish bond and glazed headers, significant interior features include a semi-circular chancel, arched ceiling, crowned columns, and boxed pews. During the…

St. Mary's Heritage | Historic Churches & Religious Sites | War of 1812 Sites

Clover Hill Dairy

27925 Woodburn Hill Road, Mechanicsville, MD 20659

38.42577 -76.78488

Amish-owned and operated dairy. Wide variety of cheeses made on premises, plus Amish canned and baked goods and handcrafts. Monday - Friday: 9AM - 5 PM…

St. Mary's Heritage | Amish & Mennonite Community

Confederate Memorial Park

Point Lookout Road, Scotland, MD 20687

38.06848 -76.33942

Located outside of Point Lookout State Park, the memorial park was constructed by the Point Lookout Descendant's Organization to honor those who were imprisoned and who…

St. Mary's Heritage | Civil War Sites

Dent Chapel

59666 Charlotte Hall Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622

38.49769 -76.77682

(301) 884-8171

This chapel was erected in 1883 on the grounds of the Charlotte Hall Military Academy in memory of Reverend Hatch Dent, the academy's first principal. Built…

St. Mary's Heritage | Historic Churches & Religious Sites

Drayden African-American Schoolhouse

18287 Cherryfield Road, Drayden, MD 20630

38.16213 -76.48225

(301) 994-1471

One of the best preserved African-American schoolhouses in the country, the one-room schoolhouse still occupies its original site and has not been significantly altered. Built circa…

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Fish the Bay Charters Saltwater Fishing, Tours & Sunset Cruises

50126 Dove Cove Road, Dameron, MD 20628

38.13079 -76.34351

(301) 904-0935

Fishing charters, Waterman Heritage tours, sunset cruises, lighthouse excursion - Capt. Phil does it all! Great for business outings, school groups, small tour groups, and many…

Water Activities | Water Excursions | Fishing & Hunting | Charter Fishing | Recreation | St. Mary's Heritage | Lighthouses | Ecotourism | Waterman's Heritage

Leonardtown Church of the Nazarene

22730 Washington Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650

38.29167 -76.63554

(607) 742-2369

This Gothic-style concrete block building, circa 1915, features six different types of concrete blocks molded on site. Pressed tin was used on the interior walls and…

St. Mary's Heritage | Historic Churches & Religious Sites

Leonardtown Wharf Park

22510 Washington Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650

38.2863 -76.6386

(301) 475-9791

Boat tie-ups, canoe/kayak launch, and rentals (kayak & SUP rentals available via Patuxent Adventure Center at Port of Leonardtown Park). Restrooms, no overnight boat facilities.

Water Activities | Public Landings & Launches | Parks & Beaches | Recreation | St. Mary's Heritage | War of 1812 Sites

Loveville Leather

40625 Parsons Mill Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650

38.35524 -76.67431

Mennonite-owned horseback riding and tack shop. Custom and handmade leather goods for both horse and rider. Tack, bridles, bits, saddles, girths, tack accessories, English and western…

Recreation | Equestrian | St. Mary's Heritage | Amish & Mennonite Community

Loveville Produce Auction

40454 Bishop Road, Loveville, MD 20656

38.36985 -76.66176

(240) 309-4021

Wholesale auctions are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (in season, call for more info) and feature a wide variety of fruits and vegetables and flowers…

St. Mary's Heritage | Amish & Mennonite Community

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