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Edesville in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Martin Wagner

1899–1980

 
 
Martin Wagner 1899-1980 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
1. Martin Wagner 1899-1980 Marker
Inscription.  Master Machinist and Blacksmith, he was the third generation of his family to devote his life to work with forge, torch and anvil on this site. The Wagner Blacksmith and Machinery Repair Shop began serving the residents of Kent County in the 1850s. Besides repairing manufactured equipment the Wagners created many new products for farmers and watermen. The Wagner skills made life easier for many generations of people covering a wide area of the Upper Eastern Shore.
 
Erected by Friends of Martin Wagner, The Historical Society of Kent County, Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 39° 9.121′ N, 76° 12.604′ W. Marker is in Edesville, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of Maryland Route 20 and Martin Wagner Road, on the right on State Route 20. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chestertown MD 21620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Lambert Wickes
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); Stanley B. Vansant Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Rock Hall, Maryland (approx. 1.7 miles away); Rock Hall Landing (approx. 2.2 miles away); A Diversion (approx. 2.3 miles away); Bounty Below (approx. 2.3 miles away); Right Place, Right Time (approx. 2.4 miles away); Attracted By Bounty (approx. 2.4 miles away).
 
Martin Wagner image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2012
2. Martin Wagner
Welding
Black-Smithing
General Repairs
Oyster Tongs - Boat Anchors
Martin Wagner's Shop image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
3. Martin Wagner's Shop
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,220 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 20, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on January 28, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   3. submitted on October 20, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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