The Historic Landscape of Caroline County

We identified the locations of cemeteries, family burial plots, and religious revival campgrounds 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 the upper left to turn on/off background layers for 1850-1900 maps of Caroline and surrounding counties. 

Use the grid icon to change the modern basemap from topographic to satellite imagery, roads and streets, or others.

Below the map are lists of identified cemeteries, family burial plots, and religious revival campgrounds which appear in the map.

See the larger map of Cemetries and Religious Campgrounds in the Historic Landscape of Caroline County, Maryland with historical and imagery basemaps.

 


 

See our Choptank River Heritage Sites Research map application for the geographic locations of all documented sites.  These sites can be viewed over a variety of topographic, satellite and aerial imagery, and historic basemaps.

Many of the historic sites are described in detail here in the CCHS web site.  Use the website search box above to find pages and posts for sites by name.

Name Earliest Documented Latest Documented Lat Lon
Colonel Richardson’s Tomb 1825 -75.90 38.81
Colored Campground 1897 -75.78 39.10
Wright’s Woods Campgrounds 1897 -75.87 38.69
Camp Ground 1875 -75.88 38.99
Camp Ground 1875 -75.79 38.80
Camp Ground 1875 -75.79 38.73
Campground 1875 -75.75 38.92
Cemetery 1875 -75.78 38.70
Chilton’s Campground 1897 -75.75 38.92
Denton Cemetery Assoc. 1897 -75.84 38.89
Hillsboro Methodist Cemetery -75.95 38.92
Bethel Campground 1875 -75.72 38.70