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Wye Mills in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wye Oak House

 
 
Wye Oak House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
1. Wye Oak House Marker
Inscription. Built about 1720. Said to be the second oldest Public School in Talbot County. Restored by the Garden Clubs of Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties in 1952.
 
Location. 38° 56.363′ N, 76° 4.841′ W. Marker is in Wye Mills, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker can be reached from Maryland Route 662 0.1 miles from Maryland Route 404. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wye Mills MD 21679, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wye Oak * National Champion White Oak (here, next to this marker); The Wye Oak (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Wye Grist Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Brief History of the Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); So, How Does a Mill Work? (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wye Grist Mill and Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Wye Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chesapeake College (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wye Mills.
 
Categories. Colonial EraEducationNotable Buildings
 
Wye Oak Schoolhouse image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
2. Wye Oak Schoolhouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,774 times since then and 135 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week November 4, 2007. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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