Adams Landing

This landing is located on the east side of the Choptank River north of Denton and south of Smith Landing at the end of Adams Landing Road. “Ship ways” (marine railways) have been reported at this site. The landing is identified on the 1875 Caroline County map found in The 1877 Atlases and Other Early Maps of the Eastern Shore, Maryland; “Index Chart of Natural Oyster Bars, Crab Bottoms, Clam Beds and Triangular Stations of Maryland surveyed by Maryland Shell Fish Commission in cooperation with U.S. Bureau of Fisheries and U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey,” 1906-1912; and “Topographic Map of Caroline County” 1950 revised 1971.

 

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