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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.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
1. Snow Hill Town Marker
Inscription. Located between Franklin and North Washington Streets 21863 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 Pokomoke River. The town was developed as a trading center on the seaside of Somerset County, and later as a county seat when Worchester was establishrd in 1742.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
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. Touch for map. Located between Franklin and North Washington Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Snow Hill MD 21863, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1917      1918 (here, next to this marker); 1941      1946 (here, next to this marker); Worcester County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War Memorial Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Memorial Marker
Snow Hill Town Marker, looking northeast along Market Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
2. Snow Hill Town Marker, looking northeast along Market Street
(within shouting distance of this marker); Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The John Blair House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Askiminokonson Indian Town (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Snow Hill.
 
Also see . . .  Snow Hill History. (Submitted on October 21, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Snow Hill Town Marker on Market Street near Franklin Street intersection image. Click for full size.
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.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
4. Snow Hill Town Marker and Courthouse
Snow Hill Town Marker and Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
5. Snow Hill Town Marker and Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 30 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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