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Chapel Point State Park

Chapel Point Road, Port Tobacco, 20677
Phone: 301-743-7613
www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/southern/chapelpoint.html

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This little out of the way ramp has a very scenic setting and is ideal for car toppers, canoes or kayaks– no trailered boats allowed. Located on the beautiful and historic Port Tobacco River, the ramp is simply a low spot in the shoreline with a sand and gravel launch. No launch fee, parking is limited, gravel road to ramp. Route 301 to La Plata, take Route 6 West (Port Tobacco Road) left yield onto Chapel Point Road. Follow Chapel Point Road to park entrance on right (gravel road) and follow signs to the ramp.

Mattawoman Creek Art Center

2750 Sweden Point Road, Marbury MD
Phone: 301-743-5159  •  www.mattawomanart.org

Mattawoman Creek Art Center is located at Smallwood State Park and offers monthly exhibits, studio rentals, facility rental and a gift shop. Visit the website for specific exhibit information, programming workshops, lectures, demonstrations, films, and seminars with professional artists for participants of all ages, levels of experience, and artistic involvement.

Thomas Stone National Historic Site

6655 Rose Hill Road, Port Tobacco, MD 20677
Phone: 301-392-1776 • www.nps.gov/thst

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This site features Haberdeventure, the NPS-operated home of five generations of the Stone family, including Thomas Stone, one of Maryland’s signers of the Declaration of Independence.  The site includes a visitor center and family cemetery.

St. Ignatius Church, Cemetery and St. Thomas Manor House

8855 Chapel Point Road, Port Tobacco, MD, 20677
Phone: 301-934-8245 • http://www.chapelpoint.org

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Founded in 1641 and located on a 120-foot bluff overlooking the confluence of the Potomac and Port Tobacco Rivers, St. Ignatius Church is the nation’s oldest active parish with a continual pastorate and located on the Religious Freedom Byway National Scenic Byway.

The Dr. Mudd House Museum

Dr. Mudd House

3725 Dr. Samuel Mudd Road, Waldorf, MD 20601
Phone: 301-274-9358 • http://drmudd.org

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Featured on “Maryland Civil War Trails: Escape of an Assassin,” the house and farm commemorate the life of Dr. Samuel Mudd, the physician who treated the injured leg of John Wilkes Booth after he assassinated President Abraham Lincoln in April of 1865.