Galesville, MD


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Galesville, Maryland is an unincorporated town in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. It is located at 38°50'35" North 076°32'37" West (38.8431707 -76.5435702).
The area was an early center of Quaker settlement in America and, through the West River Friends meeting, it is considered the birthplace of organized Quakerism in Maryland . This town, located on the West River, was once the terminus of a steamship line connecting to Annapolis and Baltimore, Maryland. Once a thriving community of Chesapeake Bay Watermen and their families, the town has developed an industry around pleasure boating.
Today it is home to Hartge Yacht Harbor and the West River Sailing Club.