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

Snow Hill Town

 
 
Snow Hill Town Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
1. Snow Hill Town Marker
Inscription.  
Established in 1686 as part of Calvert's family objective to create towns and advance trade. Laid out on a sandy ridge at the head of the Pocomoke River. The town was developed as a trading center on the seaside of Somerset County, and later as a county seat when Worcester was established in 1742.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1686.
 
Location. 38° 10.606′ N, 75° 23.598′ W. Marker is in Snow Hill, Maryland, in Worcester County. Marker is on Market Street near Pearl Street, on the right when traveling east. Located between Franklin and North Washington Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Snow Hill MD 21863, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Worcester County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Vietnam War Memorial Marker (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Korean War Memorial Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Western Auto Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The John Blair House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Snow Hill.
 
Also see . . .  Snow Hill History. All Hallows Episcopal Church entry (Submitted on October 21, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Snow Hill Town Marker, looking northeast along Market Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
2. Snow Hill Town Marker, looking northeast along Market Street
Snow Hill Town Marker on Market Street near Franklin Street intersection image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
3. Snow Hill Town Marker on Market Street near Franklin Street intersection
Snow Hill Town Marker and Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
4. Snow Hill Town Marker and Courthouse
Snow Hill Town Marker and Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
5. Snow Hill Town Marker and Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 680 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 24, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5. submitted on November 17, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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