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Near Snow Hill in Worcester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Askiminokonson Indian Town

 
 
Askiminokonson Indian Town Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
1. Askiminokonson Indian Town Marker
Inscription. In 1671 the largest indian town in Maryland, jointly occupied by the Pocomoke, Annamessex, Manokin, Nassawattex and Acouintica Indians. A large reservation laid out here in 1686.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 38° 11.381′ N, 75° 24.448′ W. Marker is near Snow Hill, Maryland, in Worcester County. Marker is at the intersection of MD 12 and Nassawango Road, on the right when traveling north on MD 12. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Snow Hill MD 21863, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The John Blair House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); 1917      1918 (approx. 1.2 miles away); 1941      1946 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Worcester County Courthouse (approx. 1.2 miles away); Snow Hill Town (approx. 1.2 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial Marker (approx. 1.2 miles away); Korean War Memorial Marker (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Snow Hill.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Reservation was in this field. Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
2. Reservation was in this field.
Askiminokonson Indian Town Marker, looking south along North Washington Street, Route 12 Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
3. Askiminokonson Indian Town Marker, looking south along North Washington Street, Route 12
Askiminokonson Indian Town Marker, looking east at Nassawango Road Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
4. Askiminokonson Indian Town Marker, looking east at Nassawango Road
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,690 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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