The Eastern Shore Sights

Maryland's Eastern Shore is readily accessible from the north via any number of routes out of eastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware and from the east out of Delaware. The William Preston Lane Jr. Bridge, "the Bay Bridge," crosses the Chesapeake Bay northeast of Annapolis; its dual spans stretch 4.5 mi across.

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Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge 2

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Dumser's Dairyland

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Jacob Fussell began a wholesale ice-cream business in Baltimore in 1851, the first in the United States. Today privately owned and operated...

East New Market

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Believed to have been first settle on the Choptank Native American trail in the 1660s, the East New Market contains some 75 buildings...

Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge

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At the tip of the Eastern Neck peninsula, 8 mi south of Rock Hall, and at the mouth of the Chester River, this 2,285-acre park is superb.

Elk Neck State Park

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About 6 mi south of the town of North East, this park juts into the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay to its west, with the Elk River...

Fair Hill National Resources Management Area

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Cecil County has long been known for its horse farms, and its many pastures, surrounded by white fences, are a testament to that equestrian...

Furnace Town

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Furnace Town is a re-creation of a 19th-century industrial village that grew alongside the huge outdoor Nassawango Iron Furnace. It has...

Geddes-Piper House

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Geddes-Piper House, home of the Historical Society of Kent County, is a splendid Federal-style home containing 18th-century furniture...

Historical Society of Talbot County

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The Society maintains a small museum of local history and manages Tharpe Antiques. Housed in a three-story Federal brick house restored...

J. Millard Tawes Museum & Visitor's Center

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There is not a lot to do in town, but to learn about its history, stop by this center operated by the Crisfield Heritage Foundation.

Julia A. Purnell Museum

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The Julia A. Purnell Museum tells the town's story with spinning wheels, mousetraps, and other miscellany illustrating the 100-year life...

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