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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. Marker is missing. It was located near 39° 22.814′ N, 77° 1.124′ W. Marker was near Sykesville, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker was 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 was 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 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Springfield Presbyterian Church (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Historic Sykesville Colored Schoolhouse (approx. 2.6 miles away); Sykesville Killed in Action Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Millard Cooper (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Gate House
Hood's Mill image. Click for full size.
Kenneth M. Short - Maryland Historical Trust Historic Sites Survey, October 1993
2. Hood's Mill
(approx. 2.8 miles away); The Strawbridge Home for Boys (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Town House (approx. 2.8 miles away); St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sykesville.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsRailroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 
Hood’s Mill Marker - missing image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 14, 2019
3. Hood’s Mill Marker - missing
Judging from the jagged & rusty cut, this was removed by vandalism some time ago.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,548 times since then and 45 times this year. Last updated on May 14, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 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.   3. submitted on May 14, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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