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Setting Sail from Denton

Stand in the Place: The Age of Sail returns to Denton and the upper Choptank River

Sailing the Choptank was never easy. Even so, schooners, bugeyes, pungies, and skipjacks tied up at Denton from the 1700s till the 1930s.

Now you too can sail with us from Denton down the Choptank to Kings Town on a blustery summer day.

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She did alight at Adams Landing

On MD 404 heading east to Rehoboth, near Denton you slow down for the speed trap then speed up again at the Choptank River bridge.

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You look downriver toward Denton and see five pleasure boats on the water, each well cargoed with human freight.   One is laden heavily with refreshments.  All of them launched at the Denton town bridge, their prows pointed toward Adams Landing, one mile up the river.  You can see the landing on your left.     Continue reading She did alight at Adams Landing

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