"The OTHER Morgantown" Morgantown by grandmaR
Morgantown Travel Guide: 10 reviews and 63 photos
Around here, if you say Morgantown, everyone automatically thinks West Virginia.
But there is also a Morgantown, MARYLAND
Morgantown, MD; location 38°20'43"N 76°58'17"W is a TINY place in Charles County on the shores of the Potomac across from Dahlgren Proving Grounds
I thought the only thing there is the Mirant Morgantown Generating Station.
I have actually been to the power plant (as an OSHA inspector). US Route 301 goes by Morgantown, MD.
But also in Morgantown is Waverley is a historic home that is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is a large five-bay, two story Flemish-bond brick house, that faces the Potomac River. All interior woodwork is characteristic of the Federal period
On September 4, 1938, Franklin D. Roosevelt made a speech in Morgantown. He said, "..For a long time I have felt that, for the good not only of the people of Southern Maryland but also for the good of the people of the United States, there ought to be a through road from Baltimore to Richmond?a cut-off if you like. It would be a road which, at the same time, would open up to the general traveling public-and we are traveling more and more every year?this very wonderful section of our country, a section that is good to look at, that is peopled by good citizens."
Before the bridge was finished in 1940, there was a ferry service to Potomac Beach in Virginia
Waverley is a large two-story brick house on Waverly Point Road, in Morgantown. It is in the National Register of... more travel advice
From the bridge you may be able to see barges which are waiting to go up or down the river. You can also see some of the... more travel advice
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