“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Sykesville in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Hood’s Mill

Hood's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
1. Hood's Mill Marker
Inscription. Near here the Confederate cavalry of Major General J. E. B. Stuart entered Carroll County from Cooksville about daybreak June 29, 1863. After damaging the tracks and bridge of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Sykesville, they marched to Westminster and Gettysburg.
Erected by Carroll County Civil War Centennial Committee.
Location. 39° 22.814′ N, 77° 1.124′ W. Marker is near Sykesville, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is on Old Washington Road (Maryland Route 97) 0.2 miles south of Eden Mill Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sykesville MD 21784, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Springfield Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.5 miles away); The Historic Sykesville Colored Schoolhouse (approx. 2.6 miles away); St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station (approx. 2.9 miles away); Sykesville (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Sykesville Bypass Bridge (approx. 3 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 4.1 miles away); Cooksville (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sykesville.
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsMilitaryNotable PersonsRailroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
Hood's Mill image. Click for full size.
Kenneth M. Short - Maryland Historical Trust Historic Sites Survey, October 1993
2. Hood's Mill
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,344 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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