Travers Wharf

Lower Choptank River Historic Site

Dates

1877-1911

Other Names

Wallacks Wharf

River

Lower Choptank

Mile

8.5

County

Dorchester

Cultural Resources:  River landing, steamboat landing.

This wharf is located at the end of Travers Wharf Road, off Maryland Route 343, in Lecompte Bay off the south side of Choptank River in Dorchester County.  This wharf is identified as Wallacks Wharf in an 1877 map.  This landing was used by the Baltimore, Chesapeake & Atlantic Railway Company from at least 1906 to 1911 (see also LeCompte Bay).

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Travers Wharf site is the white feature at upper center.

Close-up of the photo above.

 

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River Sections:
Lower Choptank
Lower Tributaries
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Tuckahoe

Historic Sites
on the Lower
Choptank River