“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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sykesville MD 21784, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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˝ 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.
Hood's Mill image. Click for full size.
Kenneth M. Short - Maryland Historical Trust Historic Sites Survey, October 1993
2. Hood's Mill
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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sykesville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,528 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on March 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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