Rhode River facts for kids
These are its named tidal creeks and coves starting at the upper end and going clockwise, with a lower-order tributary listed after the "&" symbol:
- Muddy Creek
- Fox Creek
- Sheephead Cove
- Sellman Creek
- Bear Neck Creek & Whitemarsh Creek
- Cadle Creek
- Boathouse Cove
Carrs Wharf is a community park on the Rhode River.
Rhode River Hundred is listed in records of some of the earliest settlements in the Province of Maryland. In 1651, Robert Harwood surveyed Harwood Plantation on the Rhode River. A deed was written by Thomas Harwood of Streatley, Berks County (Berkshire), England to his son Richard Harwood for Hookers Purchase at the head of Muddy Creek.
The steamboat Emma Giles served the Rhode River between 1891 and 1932, making five trips per week.
Rhode River Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.