On Location Series #22–Swallows Falls State Park

The park had its early development in 1906 with the donation by John and Robert Garrett of Baltimore of 1,917 acres.  The intention for such a gift was to be used for the creation of a state forest. The land now known as Garrett State Forest comprised the areas that became Swallow Falls and Herrington … Continue reading On Location Series #22–Swallows Falls State Park

On Location Series-20 Newtowne Neck State Park

Newtowne Neck State Park is a public recreation area located in southwest Leonardtown, Maryland which is in St. Mary's County. The state park sits on a peninsula that is surrounded by Breton Bay, St. Clements Bay, and the Potomac River. The park was part of the state's purchase of former Jesuit holdings in Southern Maryland … Continue reading On Location Series-20 Newtowne Neck State Park