Unearthing Denton’s History: The Archaeological Dig at Barwick’s Ordinary and Beyond

Unearthing Denton’s History: The Archaeological Dig at Barwick’s Ordinary and Beyond

Over the past several years, Washington College’s archeology students have spent their summers in Denton, studying the site of the long-forgotten Barwick’s Ordinary, which operated between 1763 to 1783. In late-18th-century terms, an “Ordinary” refers to a...
Segregated White Schools

Segregated White Schools

The Historic Landscape of Caroline County We identified historically segregated white schools in the Choptank River Heritage area, primarily by georeferencing the 1875 Isler and 1897 Saulsbury maps of Caroline County. In the map shown on this page, use the toggle at...
Segregated White Churches

Segregated White Churches

The Historic Landscape of Caroline County We identified historically segregated white churches in the Choptank River Heritage area, primarily by georeferencing the 1875 Isler and 1897 Saulsbury maps of Caroline County. In the map shown on this page, use the toggle at...
Sawmills and Grist Mills

Sawmills and Grist Mills

The Historic Landscape of Caroline County We identified and mapped the historic locations of sawmills and grist mills in the Choptank River Heritage area, primarily by georeferencing the 1875 Isler and 1897 Saulsbury maps of Caroline County. In the map shown on this...
River Landings and Railroad Stations

River Landings and Railroad Stations

The Historic Landscape of Caroline County We identified river landings and railroad stations in the Choptank River Heritage area, primarily by georeferencing the 1875 Isler and 1897 Saulsbury maps of Caroline County. In the map shown on this page, use the toggle at...
Post Offices

Post Offices

The Historic Landscape of Caroline County  We identified historic post office locations in the Choptank River Heritage area, primarily by georeferencing the 1875 Isler and 1897 Saulsbury maps of Caroline County. Below the map are lists of post offices which appear in...
Towns, Crossroads, and Named Settlements

Towns, Crossroads, and Named Settlements

The Historic Landscape of Caroline County We identified these named settlements in the Choptank River Heritage area: Crossroads Houses Immigrant Settlements Native American Settlements Plantations Towns We identified these sites primarily by georeferencing the 1875...
Miscellaneous Commercial Enterprises

Miscellaneous Commercial Enterprises

The Historic Landscape of Caroline County In addition to general stores, shops, markets, and other mercantile establishments, we identified these miscellaneous enterprises in the Choptank River Heritage area: Banks Creameries Fish Hatcheries Fisheries Foundries Hotels...