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Andersontown Mill

History and Location of Andersontown MillOther Names: Pool's Mills, Booth Sawmill Years: 1875-1897 Structure Exists?  No Location Precision:  50 metersThe following text is extracted from John F. McGrain, The Molinography of Maryland, Expanded, 2007 Edition for...

Allcock Sawmill

History and Location of Allcock Sawmill Other Names:  Allacock Sawmill, Alcock Sawmill, Alcocks Saw Mill Years: 1739-1897 Structure Exists?  No Location Precision:  100 meters Burtonwood Allacock sold half a sawmill on Fowling Creek to Joseph Allford, November 14,...

M.F. Allaband Steam Sawmill

History and Location of Allaband Steam SawmillOther Names: None Years: 1875 - 1887 Structure Exists?  No Location Precision:  10 meters M. F. Allaband was listed as a sawmiller at Denton in the 1887 State business directory.  (John J. McGrain, Caroline County...

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 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 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

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 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...