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St. Clements Island-Potomac River Museum

Facing St. Clements Island on the Potomac River, this museum has exhibits about Maryland's first settlers and tobacco farming. A watercraft exhibit has a rare gunning skiff and punting gun of the type used for duck hunting in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Potomac River Room features a replica of the original lighthouse and a display of a waterman's tools. The museum contains a replica of a late 19th century general store. A restored 1820 one room school house is on the grounds.

Open Monday through Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday noon-5pm.

Location: End of Route 242 onto Bayview, Colton's Point Maryland 24008 Telephone 301-769-2222

Other History nearby:
(Washington) African-American Civil War Memorial
(Waldorf) Afro-American Heritage Museum
(Arlington) Arlington National Cemetery
(Washington) Arts and Industries Building
(Baltimore) B & O Railroad Museum
(Ellicott City) B & O Railroad Station Museum

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