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Solomons or Sandy Island MD

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Real Estate Sales Representative with The McNelis Group,LLC

A picturesque island town nestled in the joining of the Patuxent River and Chesapeake Bay. Sandy Island is what Solomons was called pre-civil war and it came to life with the oyster industry. Isaac Solomon was an oyster packer from Baltimore and he bought the island to build a cannery. He had a marine railway, shipyard and wharf.

In the 1920's the oyster and local fish production had dramatically declined and Solomons became the peaceful, isolated little island again. In 1978 the Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge  across the Patuxent River was opened and connected Calvert and St. Mary's counties.

Today less then 90 miles from Annapolis, Solomons offers its quiet charm and maritime ambience - truly a restorative getaway. Travelers come to Solomons Island to sample the delicious food, fireworks viewed from the boardwalk, Solomons Offshore Grand Prix and Christmas walk, so much more. Solomons offers something for the entire family.

 

Solomons Offshore Grand Prix 2010

Solomons Offshore Grand Prix 2011

 

 

Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge  connecting Calvert and St. Mary's counties

Solomons Bridge Connecting Calvert and St. Mary's counties


 

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Charlottesville Solutions - Charlottesville, VA

Now that looks like a lot of fun!

all the best

your friend in Charlottesville

Sep 11, 2011 09:28 AM
Barbara Raley
The McNelis Group,LLC - Solomons, MD
When you think of Real Estate, think of me!

It is, and this year it should be great.

 

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