On May 1, 2012, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the official opening of the Rodgers Tavern pier and floating dock. In attendence were officials and residents from Perryville, Port Deposit and Havre de Grace.
The Rodgers Tavern pier and floating dock are located behind Rodgers Tavern at 259 Broad Street, Perryville in Cecil County. The pier and floating boat slips provide access to the Susquehanna River. Fishing is not allowed on the pier, according to the town of Perryville.
The project links together the towns of Perryville, Havre de Grace, Port Deposit. The path also connects to the Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway Trail as well as a stop along the Lower Susquehanna River trail system.
The site features:
– A 515-foot by 10-foot fully-lit walking pier
– A 60-foot by 10-foot bridge
– An 80-foot by 6-foot walkway
– A 122-foot long floating pier including 12 transient boat slips and T-head which provides dockage for large vessels
The project was a jointed funded by a Federal Grant to the Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway Trail, funding from the Town of Perryville, and grants from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Waterway Improvement Fun.