Distance: 85.21 miles
As the nation's capital, Washington, DC is known primarily as a city of grand memorials to national leaders and significant events. But aren't the lives of DC's "regular" citizens and "regular" buildings significant too? The oldest building in DC, Old Stone House commemorates the daily lives of Georgetown's early residents. The house serves as a great example of Revolutionary War-era architecture.
Distance: 86.25 miles
The 18th century Harmony Hall mansion is located on a 62.5-acre open pasture land estate along the Potomac River. This estate was purchased by the National Park Service in 1966, to preserve southern Maryland cultural heritage. Surrounded by a rich landscape, it offers visitors many chances to connect with Colonial History. The park also home to the remains of the Want Water House and canal.
Distance: 91.54 miles
Martin National Wildlife Refuge includes the northern half of Smith Island, which lies 11 miles west of Crisfield, MD, and Watts Island, which is located between the eastern shore of Virginia and Tangier Island. Both islands are situated in the lower Chesapeake Bay. The Refuge was established in 1954 when the late Glenn L. Martin donated 2569 acres to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Since t...
Distance: 91.85 miles
The Wallops Island National Wildlife Refuge was created on July 10, 1975 when 373 acres of
land were transferred to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from the National Aeronautics and
Space Administration (NASA). The refuge, comprised mainly of salt marsh and woodlands, is
located east of Wattsville in Accomack County, Virginia and contains habitat for a variety of trust
species, including up...