History and Location of Boyce Sawmill

Other Names: J. Hutson Sawmill

Years: 1875 – 1897

Structure Exists?  No

Historic Site Location Precision:  50 meters

The following text is extracted from John F. McGrain, The Molinography of Maryland, Expanded, 2007 Edition for Posting Online at the Maryland State Archives.

Boyce Mill was on the road from Greensborough to Delaware, HCLN, p. 247; it was upstream of Moore Mill (Draper MIll) on the east side of the road and also had a sawmill. Isler’s 1875 county map showed W. Boyce. William Boyce’s sawmill was advertised at a collector’s sale, Denton Journal, March 11, 1876. Mill extinct [1976]. The road terminus was 9-A-5 in the ADC Street Atlas. 

J. Hutson’s sawmill was shown on a large pond (the same pond as Boyce Mill) NE of Greensboro on Saulsbury’s 1897 county map. Location was 9-E-3-4, right on the dividing line between grids in the ADC Street Atlas. 

(HCLN is History of Caroline County, Maryland, Caroline County Schools, J. W. Stowell Printing Co., Federalsburg, 1920.)

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