Sassafras River

Sassafras River (HMFQ)

Location: Georgetown, MD 21930 Cecil County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 21.918', W 75° 52.989'

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Discovered and explored by Capt. John Smith 1607-1609 who named it Tockwough River after the tribe of Indians who inhabited its banks. Tockwough was the original Indian name for Sassafras, a root from which they made a form of bread.
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HM NumberHMFQ
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 12:20am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 423920 N 4357687
Decimal Degrees39.36530000, -75.88315000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 21.918', W 75° 52.989'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 21' 55.08" N, 75° 52' 59.34" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7491-7499 MD-213, Georgetown MD 21930, US
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