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Caroline County Mapped:  1670-1950

Caroline County Mapped: 1670-1950

Historical Maps from the David Rumsey Collection Maryland's Eastern Shore and what later became Caroline County were first mapped by Augustine Hermann in 1670. Many of the maps which show the Eastern Shore since 1670 have been preserved and digitized by the David...

1897 is a Certified True Copy of the Original

1897 is a Certified True Copy of the Original

We can see the Caroline County landscape in 1897, thanks to the efforts of two county citizens working 72 years apart. I found no reference to M. L. Saulsbury's mapmaking in the Denton Journal around 1897.  So I'm not sure why this map was made.  And I haven't seen an...

Segregated White Schools

Segregated White Schools

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe 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 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. In the map shown on this page, use the toggle at...

Segregated Black Schools

Segregated Black Schools

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified historic black 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 the upper left to...

Sawmills and Grist Mills

Sawmills and Grist Mills

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. In the map shown on this page, use the toggle at the upper...

River Landings and Railroad Stations

River Landings and Railroad Stations

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. In the map shown on this page, use the toggle at the...

Post Offices

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...

Towns, Crossroads, and Named Settlements

Towns, Crossroads, and Named Settlements

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 georeferencing the 1875...

Miscellaneous Commercial Enterprises

Miscellaneous Commercial Enterprises

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 Foundries Hotels...

Isler 1875 Map of Caroline County

Isler 1875 Map of Caroline County

We give you two ways to explore the 1875 John B. Isler map of Caroline County and compare it to the modern landscape:Spyglass ViewSwipe ViewIn each of these maps, click the icon in the upper left:

Mercantile Stores, Shops, and Markets

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...