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 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 named settlements which appear in the 1875 and 1897 maps.

See the larger map of Mercantile Stores, Shops, and Markets Towns, Crossroads, and Named Settlements 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 Other Names Lat Lon
Agner -75.79 38.754
American Corners -75.821 38.769
Anchorage -76.061 38.608
Andersontown -75.782 38.838
Anthony -75.79 38.875
Aunt Bettie’s Lot Aunt Betsy’s Lot, Betsy Bailey’s Cabin, Frederck Douglass Birthplace -75.95759633 38.88431954
Avondale -76.14 38.715
Baltimore Corners -75.846 39.059
Belmont -76.019 38.604
Bethlehem -75.942 38.749
Boonsboro -75.861 38.951
Boston -76.112 38.629
Bradleysburg -75.923 38.967
Bridgetown Nine Bridges -75.8694 39.0346
Castle Haven -76.169 38.627
Cherry Grove -75.994 38.629
Chestnut -75.789 38.757
Choptank -75.948 38.685
Cleaves Forks -75.79059674 39.13313315
Compton -76.105 38.641
Crosiadore -76.093 38.626
Denton Edenton, Pig Point -75.83343359 38.88657608
Dover -76.014 38.7423
Ferry Farm -76.046 38.591
Fowling Creek -75.882 38.78
Frederick Douglass Birthplace -75.9572919 38.8840167
Green Point -75.976 38.606
Greenlee’s Crossroads -75.736 38.996
Grove -75.877 38.752
Hambrooks -76.089 38.592
Hillsboro Hillsborough, Tuckahoe Bridge -75.9417 38.9163
Hobbs -75.784 38.862
Hollingsworth Crossroads Hollingsworth X Roads -75.829 39.042
Holly Crossroads Holly X Roads -75.842 38.953
Holme Hill Farm -75.9417 38.9163
Howell Point -76.111 38.612
Hubbards Crossroads Hubbards X Roads -75.795 38.797
Hunting Creek -75.899 38.7
Hynson -75.859 38.704
Indian Purchase -75.968 38.598
Ingleside -76.011 38.595
Johnsons X Roads -75.707 38.634
Jumptown -75.922 38.963
Keens Crossroads Keens X Roads -75.80987125 39.12043636
Kentucky Ravine -75.95492748 38.88491476
Laurel Grove -75.845 38.774
LeCompte  Antonina -76.177 38.6
Linchester -75.899 38.7
Lloyd’s Long Woods -76.07403417 38.86337768
Lyden’s Crossroads -75.746 38.778
Manships X Roads -75.805 38.905
Melville -75.788 39.076
Newhope -75.859 38.704
Newton -75.932 38.764
Nichols -75.811 38.722
Oak Grove -75.709 38.665
Oakland -75.875 38.991
Orems Delight -76.203 38.683
Otwell -76.135 38.7
Pealiquor -75.844 38.855
Plimhimmon -76.16 38.693
Poplar Neck Homesite -75.972 38.697
Queen Anne -75.9535 38.9188
Reeds Creek Farm -76.08 38.623
Reliance -75.708 38.634
Sandy Hill  Algonquin -76.106 38.585
Secretary -75.947 38.607
Sharp’s Island -76.324 38.634
Shoal Creek -76.055 38.565
Simper’s Crossroads -75.821 39.029
Smithville -75.728 38.777
Tapper’s Corner Holme Hill Farm, Frederick Douglass Birthplace, Aunt Bettie’s Lot -75.96139814 38.88574349
The Wilderness -76.1348 38.641
Thomastown -75.997 38.582
Townsends Crossroads Towsons Crossroads, Townsends X Roads -75.79351817 38.90638402
Troth’s Fortune -75.99595901 38.76360759
Union Corners Burrsville, Punch Hall -75.731 38.898
Union Corners -75.81963142 39.02820434
Vue de L’Eau -75.97487284 38.58791595
Warwick Manor Fort Manor -75.974 38.587
Waterloo Farm -75.976624 38.591153
Wilhelmina Colony -75.992 38.738
Wilhelmina Colony -75.981 38.741
Wilhelmina Colony -75.992 38.732
Wilhelmina Colony -75.983 38.713
Wilhelmina Colony -75.981 38.703
Williston -75.855 38.834
Wye House -76.16815042 38.8533765