Help Preserve Caroline County's Rich Heritage

You can help sustain the mission and work of the Caroline County Historical Society. Please consider becoming a Society Partner with your monthly (recurring) donation - as little as $10 per month.  Or make a one-time donation.

Your donation keeps this work going:

 Caroline Digital History Project

  • Archiving, protecting, and indexing hundreds of research projects and thousands of historical document.
  • Publishing searchable online indexes and documents.

 Museum of Rural Life

  • Help maintain our exhibits.
  • Keep our Museum open for visitors.

 Historical Preservation

Protect, preserve, and document many historic buildings in Caroline County.

 

You can also contact us for other options to support CCHS.

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Segregated White Schools

[STAGED ONLY] The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified historic white schools 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 segregated white...

Segregated White Churches

[STAGED ONLY] The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified historically segregated white churches 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...

Sawmills and Grist Mills

[STAGED ONLY] The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified sawmills and grist mills 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 sawmills and grist...

River Landings and Railroad Stations

[STAGED ONLY] The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe 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. Below the map are lists of river...

Post Offices

[STAGED ONLY] The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified post offices 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 the...

Named Settlements

[STAGED ONLY] The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe 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...

Miscellaneous Commercial Enterprises

[STAGED ONLY] The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyIn 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...

Mercantile Stores, Shops, and Markets

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified the locations of general stores, shops, markets, and other mercantile establishments in the Choptank River Heritage area primarily by georeferencing the 1875 Isler and 1897 Saulsbury maps of Caroline County. Below...

Civic Buildings and Sites

Civic Buildings and Sites

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified the locations of Almshouses, Courthouses, Jails, Fairgrounds, Grange and Ruritan Halls, and Tobacco Warehouses in the Choptank River Heritage area primarily by georeferencing the 1875 Isler and 1897 Saulsbury maps...

Cemeteries and Religious Campgrounds

Cemeteries and Religious Campgrounds

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe 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 Below...

Canneries and Factories

Canneries and Factories

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified the locations of canneries, factories, and machines shopes 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...

Bridges, Ferries, and Navigation Landmarks

Bridges, Ferries, and Navigation Landmarks

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified the locations of the bridges, ferries, and navigation landmarks 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...

Black Churches and Communities

Black Churches and Communities

The Historic Landscape of Caroline County We identified the locations of the earliest Black churches and communities in the Choptank River Heritage area by researching and comparing primary sources: History of the AME Church by Rev. Richard Allen. The 1824 Eastern...