Heater's Island Wildlife Management Area

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Heater's Island Wildlife Management Area
Map showing the location of Heater's Island Wildlife Management Area
Map showing the location of Heater's Island Wildlife Management Area
Location in Maryland
LocationFrederick, Maryland, United States
Coordinates39°15′56″N 77°31′52.5″W / 39.26556°N 77.531250°W / 39.26556; -77.531250Coordinates: 39°15′56″N 77°31′52.5″W / 39.26556°N 77.531250°W / 39.26556; -77.531250
Established1972
OperatorMaryland Department of Natural Resources
WebsiteHeater's Island WMA

Heater's Island Wildlife Management Area is a Wildlife Management Area in Frederick County, Maryland. Heater's Island is a large forested island in the Potomac River near Point of Rocks, Maryland. It was long inhabited by the Piscataway people, who were forced to leave by smallpox in 1705.[1]

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  1. ^ "Heater's Island WMA". Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2 May 2018.

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