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Dates: 1/4/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Cambridge, MD
Event Name: Historic Maryland Eastern Shore Town
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 112076 2019/Y1046
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 km, 6 km, 10 km - 1A
Description: M-Th 5am-9pm, Fri 5am-8pm, Sat 7am-6pm, Sun 10am-6pm. Daylight Savings Time weekend hours change to 7am-5pm on Sat and 1-5pm on Sun. Major holidays CLOSED. YMCA hours subject to change w/o notice, especially in summer. Call to confirm. 5/10 km trail goes through a quaint town and by the Harriett Tubman Museum. The 10 km continues past the Dorchester Co. Visitors Center to the LaGrange Plantation and Museum. The 6 km trail is called The Riverwalk as 80% of it borders the Choptank River. It passes the Annie Oakley residence where she spent her early retirement from 1913-1917.
Amenities: Strollers: Easy | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Little Free Libraries, Points of Reference, Underground Railroad, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking America's Ports of Call
Start Times: variable - see description
Location: Dorchester County Family YMCA
Start Point / Driving Directions: 201 Talbot Ave, 21613, 410-221-0505. Take US Route 50 East past Easton and cross Choptank River Bridge. RIGHT at 1st light to Maryland Ave. Continue on Maryland Ave. crossing the drawbridge then RIGHT on Academy, which becomes Spring at next light. At High (light and large church on corner), turn RIGHT. Continue to Water (just before Harbor Park) and turn LEFT on Water St. Follow street around slight jog to LEFT at Choptank then continue on Hambrooks as it bears around then turn LEFT on Talbot. The YMCA is on right in 2nd block. Ask desk clerk for "WALK BOX".
Awards & Fees: A Award
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Host Club: Freestate Happy Wanderers
Contact: Barbara Esker (443) 721-0337
Website: www.mdvolks.org/freestate/
E-Mail Contact: besker58@hotmail.com