Category Archives: Rockaway Beach / Turkey Point

“Planter’s Paradise”


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MARYLAND HISTORICAL MAGAZINE Vol. XIII. MARCH, 1918. No. 1. It would appear that the larger rivers and the prominent points of land of the head of Chesapeake Bay had been given names by the English prior to the settlement of … Continue reading

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“Plunger’s Point” in Sue Creek


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I stumbled upon the mention of “Plunger’s Point” in Sue Creek while researching our neighborhood. I’m not sure where the Milton Shore they mention is located… posting this and will research more later –Scott Death in the Finthen. Bad end of … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name in Essex-Middle River?


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Keith Roberts is one of the great historians of the Essex/Middle River area. Here is an article he wrote about how local places received their names.  What’s in a Name in Essex-Middle River? Patch traces the history of many of the … Continue reading

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