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Potomac Seafood and Jazz Festival

First time attending the festival, but definitely will not be the last. Saw my favorite... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
osugrad75
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Newport News, Virginia
Visit the museum when the water taxi is running

We went on a weekend in September and the boat ride was in a small water taxi (the video in the... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
zzyzzx
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Baltimore, MD
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A small state park that is the site where Maryland colonists first landed.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“boat ride” (3 reviews)
“water taxi” (2 reviews)
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Coltons Point, MD
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

First time attending the festival, but definitely will not be the last. Saw my favorite saxophonist Paul Taylor and urban Jazz Coalition from my hometown: Columbus Ohio.

1  Thank osugrad75
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We went on a weekend in September and the boat ride was in a small water taxi (the video in the museum showed a larger boat that I assume they use when it's busier). The museum is open every day except for a few days...More

2  Thank zzyzzx
Reviewed 20 February 2016

It is the very place where the state of Maryland established. The unspoiled beauty begins on the ferry ride to the island, and it is left in its normal state. The lighthouse is great.

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 20 September 2015

St. Clement's Island, where the Ark and Dove landed, is located one-half mile off the shore from Coltons Point, Md. You can take a boat ride (taxi) to get there and back; the cost is minimal. After touring the island, be sure to visit the...More

3  Thank travelexplorer27
Reviewed 11 August 2015

This was another lighthouse that my wife has on her bucket list. It is on an island about 5 minutes off shore by boat. The light is an accurate reproduction due to the first one being destroyed. There were many pictures and information inside showing...More

1  Thank Annette B
Reviewed 11 August 2014

A friend and I spent a Saturday afternoon in August touring the museum and taking the ferry out to the island. The museum has some really interesting exhibits along with a 14 minute movie about the history of St. Clement's Island and the Blackistone Lighthouse....More

6  Thank Ann D
Reviewed 18 June 2014

The St Clement's Island Museum is very well done with wonderful exhibits. We especially enjoyed all the information presented on the Ark and Dove and their voyages.

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 15 June 2014

We visited here for the Blessing of the Fleet which is held every October. The fireworks at this event are really amazing. Take a boat over to the island and tour the replica lighthouse. The views of the Potomac River are nice from the top....More

1  Thank RUDNME
Reviewed 8 July 2013

If you're in southern Maryland and you've got a boat, or are willing to pay to take a tour boat out to St. Clement's Island, you are in for a treat. This island has a rich history tied to the founding of Maryland as a...More

4  Thank DakotaBuck
Reviewed 1 July 2012

St. Clement's Island Museum is on the mainland and displays the history of the first settlers arriving in Maryland from England. This group of colonist were seeking religious freedom as they could not be Catholics in England. It is an interesting history and made more...More

8  Thank mary532
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johnberenice
27 December 2014|
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Response from zzyzzx |
There was a list of names in the museum at Colton's Point (not on the island) but it also stated that it was not necessarily 100% accurate and a few people were listed by occupation.
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