Pemberton Plantation Historic Trail
The living history program at Pemberton Hall helps to preserve heritage breeds such as this Dorking rooster. In the 18th century, poultry that scrounged for food in the barnyard was sometimes called "dunghill fowl."
Erected by Wicomico County Parks & Tourism, Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network.
Location. 38° 20.833′ N, 75° 38.583′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker can be reached from Pemberton Historic Park Road 0.4 miles
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Pemberton Historical Park (a few steps from this marker); The "Peculiar Institution" at Pemberton Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); A Drop to Drink (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Show of Wealth (about 300 feet away); Pemberton Hall (about 400 feet away); The Road to Salisbury Town (about 400 feet away); Nature's Pasture (about 500 feet away); The Original Residents (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
Categories. • Agriculture • Colonial Era •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 22, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 350 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 22, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.