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What This Drone Footage Captured At This Abandoned Maryland Fishing Community Is Truly Grim

A century ago, George Island Landing in Maryland was a thriving fishing community. It was a well-known spot for oysters, and commercial fishermen who flocked to this area were quite prosperous. After a devastating hurricane in 1933, the amount of oysters declined at an alarming rate. Fishermen stopped traveling here, and the residents who resided in this area moved away to seek waters where their catches could once again flourish.

This fishing community now stands abandoned. Youtube user wideeyevideo captured this eerily picturesque spot with his drone. The footage, although grim, still contains a certain beauty. Take a look:

Did you know about this abandoned Maryland fishing community? Be sure to check out this other watery abandoned place in Maryland.

Jamie Alvarenga
Jamie Alvarenga is a freelance writer and editor living in Maryland. She's a habitual coffee drinker and photo blinker.