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xzmattzx May 20, 2019 6:14 PM

Leonardtown, MD
Leonardtown is a town in southern Maryland, and is the seat of St. Mary's County. It has a population of around 3,800.

Leonardtown was named after Benedict Leonard Calvert, who was governor of Maryland from 1727 to 1731. The town was laid out in 1708 after county court was held in houses in the area beforehand. Leonardtown remains the only incorporated town in the county, serving a county seeing growth from the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.

The St. Mary's County Court House, on Court House Drive. The courthouse was built in 1901.

The Old Jail, on Court House Drive next to the county courthouse. The jail was built in 1876.

Buildings on Court House Drive.

A government building on Tudor Hall Road.

Tudor Hall, on Tudor Place. The house was built in 1798.

A house on Washington Street.

The Spalding-Camalier House, on Washington Street. The house was built in 1858.

A house on Washington Street.

The Abell House, on washington Street. The house was built in 1910.

Leonardtown Wharf, at the end of Washington Street on McIntosh Run.

The old Leonardtown Bank of the Eastern Shore, on Washington Street. The bank was built in 1913.

A car dealership on Washington Street. The dealership opened in 1923, and the building was constructed in 1939. The dealership is the second-oldest Chevrolet dealership in the world.

A building on Washington Street.

The First National Bank of St. Mary's, on Park Avenue at Washington Street. The bank was built in 1921.

Infill on Washington Street.

Buildings on Park Avenue.

Buildings on Washington Street.

The Duke Building, on Washington Street. The structure was built in the 1920s, and originally held a car showroom, grocery store, and bowling alley.

Leonardtown Church of the Nazarene, on Washington Street. The church was built in 1915.

The Sterling House, on Washington Street. The house was built in 1850.

The old St. Peter's Episcopal Chapel, on Washington Street. The church was built in the late 1860s.

St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, on Washington Street. The church was built in 1962.

St. Aloysius Rectory, on Washington Street next to St. Aloysius Catholic Church. The rectory was built in 1933.

A house on Lawrence Avenue.

An apartment building on Lawrence Avenue.

A bank building on Point Lookout Road.

A house on Point Lookout Road.

Buena Vista, on Point Lookout Road. The house was built in the 1830s.

James Bond Agent 007 May 21, 2019 11:20 PM

I see you got wet when you took these pics.

pwright1 May 22, 2019 2:41 AM

Nice little quaint town. Lots of history too. Nice set.

geomorph Jun 20, 2019 6:14 AM

Thank you for braving the rain to document the town! I wonder why they didn't name it Calvertown?

Cirrus Jul 15, 2019 8:44 PM

I've only been there once, and you probably spent more time there than I did.

It does have a nice little waterfront (picture) that it looks like you understandably missed, thanks to rain.

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