On Location Series #24–Port Tobacco River Park

 This estate supposedly was owned by the Chandler family, a distinguished first family in the Port Tobacco area. In the late 1600s, the area was then known as Chandler’s Town.  Unfortunately, I believe this entry is in dispute.  I searched online for more information regarding the Chandler family, and I could find anything to substantiate … Continue reading On Location Series #24–Port Tobacco River Park

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