April 19, 2019

The Great Flood of 1933 Part 1

Great Flood of 1933

In his memoir, St. George Island resident David Sayre recalls the Great Flood that destroyed the small, isolated waterman’s community in southern St. Mary’s County. The storm struck on Aug. 23, 1933.

Torpedoes Remembered in Piney Point: Message From the Captain


It wasn’t only Cedar Point, Jarboesville, and the Patuxent River that were changed by the arrival of the US Navy. Piney Point, St. George Island, and the waterways from whence originates Message From the Captain, were where the Navy tested its torpedoes during World War II.