Also look at the Useful Links page for historic places that are active museums and historic sites.
Historic Areas and Towns
St. Nicholas Chapel Celebrates 100 Years - St. Nicholas Chapel, located at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, is the only Department of Defense chapel that had its beginnings as a Roman Catholic mission, then church, and since World War II, has been a Navy military chapel.
Roads, Trails and Byways
Fragments of Three Notch Road Still Exist - Newspaper article from December 2016 discussing the original Three Notch Road, and what is left of it.
Historic Rural Roads of St. Mary's County - Pamphlet published by the St. Mary's County Historic Preservation Commission.
Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail - National Park Service brochure
John Wilkes Booth Escape Route - 17-page map and guide detailing the 90-mile driving tour that follows the route taken by John Wilkes Booth as he attempted escape following the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in April 1865.
Potomac Heritage Trail - National Park Service brochure includes the Southern Maryland Potomac Heritage Trail Bicycling Route.
Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail - Explore the War of 1812
Religious Freedom National Scenic Byway - Brochure highlighting historic religious sites in St. Mary's County
Three Notch Trail Hiker/Biker Path - 13.1-mile 10-foot wide, paved hiker/biker path on the bed of the old US Navy railroad.
Cecil's Mill Historic District / Clifton Factory