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Home > Visit a Gateway > Captain Salem Avery House
Captain Salem Avery House - Shady Side, MD
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The Museum includes a collection of boats and watermen’s equipment, a diorama depicting the peninsula during the 1860's, and exhibits on the history of watermen, as well as trade and transportation, on the Chesapeake. Take a docent led tour to learn more about the rich history of the Chesapeake and Anne Arundel County.

Access the Museum by boat, skiff, kayak or canoe. There is a mooring available for boats and skiffs with a shallow draft. There is also a low dock for canoes, kayaks or dinghy.

The Shady Side Rural Heritage Society maintains a series of cultural, natural, historical, and recreational programs. Please call the Society for more information on these events.

Tours / Walking Tours
Facilities: Museum, boat shed and boats, and outdoor exhibits.
Accessibility: The museum is handicapped accessible.

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