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Westminster in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Farm Equipment

 
 
Farm Equipment Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), December 17, 2021
1. Farm Equipment Marker
Inscription.  
A. Stone Burr Mill for grinding grain, c. 1850.
B. Crank Fodder Chopper
C. Lever Fodder Chopper. Fodder choppers used either knives or rollers to cut and chop forage for animal feed, making it more palatable with less waste.
D. Hominy Mill.
E. Corn Sheller.
 
Erected by Carroll County Farm Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureAnimals. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 39° 33.436′ N, 76° 59.769′ W. Marker is in Westminster, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker can be reached from Farm Museum Road, 0.2 miles south of South Center Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westminster MD 21157, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Processing (here, next to this marker); Cultivating (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Farm Equipment (a few steps from this marker); Clod-Crushers / Harrows / Plows (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named
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Farm Equipment (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Farm Equipment (within shouting distance of this marker); Planting / Fertilizing (within shouting distance of this marker); In Colonial America… (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
Farm Equipment Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), December 17, 2021
2. Farm Equipment Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 269 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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