Archive for January 13th, 2018

River views

Cobblestone Potomac

Our tour of eastern Maryland began in Virginia. We bumpity-bumped over cobblestones down to…

Potomac

…the mighty Potomac, with the ice-whittled remains of a wharf.

Mattawoman Creek

Finally in Maryland, we found Mattawoman Creek, spelled Mataughquamend by Captain John Smith back in about 1608.

Back Creek

This is Back Creek, just off the Patauxent.

Severn River

And this is the Severn River. Now that’s an assortment of interesting names and places.