Henry's Beach

Henry's Beach (HM19AR)

Location: Dames Quarter, MD 21821 Somerset County
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N 38° 11.317', W 75° 53.917'

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1952-1982

Site of a popular day resort for African Americans and the general public. Business woman Lorraine Henry originally from Dames Quarter in Somerset County and her husband George purchased the land in 1952 and developed the only such resort in the state at that time. Families enjoyed a pleasant atmosphere including ball games, bathing, fishing, crabbing and home-style cooking, as well as the premier black entertainers and musicians of the period.
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HM NumberHM19AR
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Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 10:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 421305 N 4227124
Decimal Degrees38.18861667, -75.89861667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.317', W 75° 53.917'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 19.02" N, 75° 53' 55.02" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24690-24698 Deal Island Rd, Dames Quarter MD 21821, US
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Sep 22, 2015 at 5:33pm PDT by kdonna

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