Cultural Treasures

Cultural Treasures (HM19AL)

Location: Princess Anne, MD 21853 Somerset County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 11.65', W 75° 41.867'

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Crisfield Historical Museum
The Crisfield Historical Museum includes exhibits of Native American culture, the harvesting and processing of seafood and the general history of the town.

The Governor Tawes Library houses exhibits relating to the 54th governor of Maryland, J. Millard Tawes of Crisfield.

The Ward Brothers Workshop honors the memory of the founders of the art form of decoy carving and painting. Lem and Steve Ward, after whom the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art in Salisbury is named.The Museum offers the Port of Crisfield Escorted Walking Tour.

Smith Island
Smith Island is Maryland's only inhabited island accessible exclusively by boat. Visitors can board the mail boat at Crisfield and go to Ewell, one of the island's three towns. There, the Smith Island Cultural Center documents the history of the strong men and stout-hearted women who have preserved their way of life since 1657.

Assateague Island National Seashore
Famous wild horses roam this windswept, 37-mile long barrier island. Other wildlife include the exotic Sika deer and nearly 300 species of birds. Undeveloped white sand beaches and dunes offer a natural setting for camping, swimming and surf fishing, Pristine back bays provide opportunities for clamming, crabbing and canoeing. Begin your visit at the Barrier Island Visitor Center which features aquariums and other exhibits of interest to children. During the summer, park rangers conduct a wide variety of nature programs.

Janes Island State Park
Make Janes Island State Park's 3600 acres your destination for camping, boating, fishing, hiking, crabbing, bicycling and birdwatching.
HM NumberHM19AL
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 11:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 438898 N 4227588
Decimal Degrees38.19416667, -75.69778333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.65', W 75° 41.867'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 39.00" N, 75° 41' 52.02" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11440 Ocean Hwy, Princess Anne MD 21853, US
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