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By Chris Nelson, May 2, 2010
Sandy Mount United Methodist Church Marker
Maryland (Carroll County), Finksburg — Sandy Mount United Methodist Church
1827-1977 An original one acre was deeded in 1827 by Allen and Susannah Baker. Civil War issues divided the congregation in 1856 and Pleasant Grove Church was founded. A log meeting house was replaced in 1867 by a stone structure built of local . . . — Map (db m36846) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Hampstead — Hampstead District
In memory and grateful appreciation of our heros. 1917 World War I 1918 (list of names) 1941 World War II 1945 (list of names)Map (db m2988) WM
Maryland (Carroll County), Hampstead — Spring Garden
Christopher Vaughn laid out the town of Hampstead in 1786 on land called Spring Garden, located along the Indian path from Patapsco (Baltimore) to Letort’s Spring (Carlisle) which had been marked by Christopher Gist and made a public road in 1738. — Map (db m2987) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Keysville — Francis Scott Key
Francis Scott Key Author of The Star Spangled Banner Gave This Ground For Church And School Purposes In 1823 Erected by The P.O.S. of A. Of Maryland June 10, 1916 — Map (db m80086) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Manchester — German Church1760
Near here was located a place of worship described as the "Evangelical Lutheran and, according to God's word, reformed, and on both sides, protestant congregations called the German Churche." Continuous worship for 200 years on this site marks it as . . . — Map (db m3490) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Manchester — Manchester
The Second Cavalry Division and the Sixth Corps, Army of the Potomac, camped about Manchester June 30, 1963. Headquarters for Major General John Sedgwick was located on nearby Old Fort School House Road. On the night of July 1, the Corps left . . . — Map (db m2989) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Manchester — ManchesterMeade's Pipe Creek Plan — Gettysburg Campaign
On June 29, 1863, Union Gen. George G. Meade ordered the Army of the Potomac to Pipe Creek to counter any move toward Washington or Baltimore by Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia and to engage the Confederates in battle. Meade was . . . — Map (db m75696) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Marriotsville — Henryton School of Practical Nursing
In 1925, two years after the Maryland Tuberculosis Sanatorium opened in Henryton, a training school for nurses was established for black students in order to help manage the increasing patient population. The program was revised in 1945 to meet . . . — Map (db m96080) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Marriottsville — Henryton Center
Opened 1923 as Maryland's first tuberculosis sanatorium for African Americans. Treatment at the time sought to provide fresh air, good food, and sanitary living conditions; Henryton featured open porches, broad windows, and southern hillside . . . — Map (db m80625) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Middleburg — Army of the PotomacJune 29 1863
Headquarters Army of the Potomac moved from Frederick to Middleburg. First and Eleventh Corps marched from Frederick to Emmitsburg. Second Corps from Monocacy Junction via Liberty and Johnsville to Uniontown. Third Corps from near Woodsborough to . . . — Map (db m29504) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Middleburg — MiddleburgMeade's Pipe Creek Plan — Gettysburg Campaign
On June 29, 1863, Union Gen. George G. Meade ordered the Army of the Potomac to Pipe Creek to counter any move toward Washington or Baltimore by Gen. Robert E Lee's Army of Northern Virginia and to engage it in battle. Meade was uncertain of Lee's . . . — Map (db m29498) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Mount Airy — Mount AiryUnder the Barrels — Gettysburg Campaign
In 1839, the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad extended its line through Mount Airy Cut, and a village soon developed here. During the Civil War, Co. K, 14th New Jersey Infantry, guarded the railroad and National Road at Mount Airy. Pine Grove Chapel, . . . — Map (db m12493) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Mt. Airy — Parrsville & RidgevilleTwo Towns at the Four Corners
Here at Milestone 31, about 130 feet southeast of its original location, the Baltimore and Frederick-Town Turnpike created two towns as it moved west. Both Parrsville and Ridgeville are now a part of Mount Airy. Parrsville, to the east, was named . . . — Map (db m4933) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), New Windsor — Birthplace of American MethodismRobert Strawbridge † 1781
The Pioneer Preacher of American Methodism purchased from John England, Sr. this house and farm March 2, 1773. A part of England's Chance and Brother's Inheritance, on which he had lived for 13 years since his coming to American 1760. Here he . . . — Map (db m81102) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), New Windsor — John Evans House, 1764Methodist Land Mark
First convert lived here 1764–1827, first class met here 1768–1809, first preacher Robert Strawbridge, first bishop Francis Asbury, preached here. Bicentenary of Methodism, 1962. — Map (db m3022) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), New Windsor — Maryland History-New WindsorNew Windsor Historic District
Founded 1797 *National Register Listing* (National Register of Historic Places) — Map (db m65103) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), New Windsor — Methodist Historical Marker
Poulson Chapel, c.1763. Stone Chapel, 1783. Rebuilt 1800 and 1883. — Map (db m3491) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), New Windsor — New WindsorVillage by Moonlight
Gettysburg Campaign. In June 1863, as Gen. Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia marched north, Gen. J. E. B. Stuart’s Confederate cavalry rode east of the main army. Soon, Federal cavalry hunted Stuart. Gen. David McM. Gregg’s . . . — Map (db m105244) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), New Windsor — Robert Strawbridge
← The first preacher of Methodism in America. He formed at his house (still standing, 1938) one-half mile east of here the first Class and the first Society of American Methodism. He built the first log meeting house (1764) for Methodists in . . . — Map (db m3561) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), New Windsor — Robert Strawbridge House
Here Robert Strawbridge formed the first Methodist class in America about 1763. Nearby he built the first log meeting house. Although without official sanction American Methodists first received Baptism and Holy Communion by his hand. Named national . . . — Map (db m3021) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), New Windsor — Strawbridge Log Meeting House Site
Built in 1764 by Robert Strawbridge, the first Methodist place of worship erected in America. Successors are Stone Chapel (1783) 3 miles northeast, and Bethel (1821) 1 mile south. ← — Map (db m3020) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station
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Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — Hood’s Mill
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 . . . — Map (db m3025) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — Springfield Presbyterian Church
Built 1836 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m50193) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — St. Joseph's Roman Catholic ChurchBuilt 1868
Has been place on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m50195) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — SykesvilleCapturing Joe Hooker — Gettysburg Campaign
In June 1863, as Gen. Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia marched north, Gen. J.E.B. Stuart’s Confederate cavalry rode east of the main army. Soon, Federal cavalry hunted Stuart. Before dawn on June 29, several former area residents . . . — Map (db m13883) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — The Historic Sykesville Colored Schoolhouse
Dedicated to the pupils and teachers who learned within these four walls. 1904 - 1939 Restoration dedicated on September 15, 2006 With appreciation to the organizations and individuals whose generous donations of time, expertise and revenues led . . . — Map (db m50194) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — "Steps of the Sisters"St. Joseph Parish School — 1917 - 1972

School Sisters of Notre Dame

[Names of Sisters]

Dedication June 3, 2012 — Map (db m91273) HM

Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — “Terra Rubra”
The birthplace of Francis Scott Key the author of our National Anthem “The Star-Spangled Banner.” — Map (db m2997) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — 1st Lieutenant John E. Buffington
. . . — Map (db m91239) HM WM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Adam Good Tavern
Site of Adam Good Tavern visited by George Washington July 1st & 2nd 1791. — Map (db m3563) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Army of the PotomacJune 30, 1863
Headquarters Army of the Potomac moved from Middleburg to Taneytown. First Corps marched from Emmitsburg to Marsh Run, Third Corps from Taneytown to Bridgeport, Fifth Corps from Liberty via Johnsville Union Bridge and Union to Union Mills, Sixth . . . — Map (db m3004) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Army of the PotomacJuly 1, 1863
First Corps marched from Marsh Run, Eleventh Corps from Emmitsburg to Gettysburg, Second Corps from Uniontown via Taneytown to near Gettysburg, Third Corps from Bridgeport via Emmitsburg to the field of Gettysburg, Fifth Corps from Union Mills via . . . — Map (db m3005) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Birthplace of Francis Scott Key
August 9, 1780. Erected by the Patriotic Order Sons of America and the pupils of the public schools, June 12, 1915. Terra Rubra Farm, birthplace and early home of the author of the Star Spangled Banner who died in Baltimore January 11, . . . — Map (db m2998) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Bridgeport
As part of General Meade’s screen for Washington as the Confederates invaded Maryland and Pennsylvania, the Third Corps, Army of the Potomac, arrived here June 30, 1863, from Taneytown, next day General Daniel E. Sickles marched this Corps to . . . — Map (db m3000) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Everyone is Welcome
Settlers like German Protestants along with the French-and English-speaking Roman Catholics brought their unique cultures and their different religious denominations to Taneytown. By the 1750s, the German Reformed Church had organized its . . . — Map (db m65104) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Everything from Bags of Flour to the President's Shoes
The arrival of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company in 1871 placed the town's merchants and farmers in an advantageous economic situation. Edward Reindollar expanded a grain elevator by including a steam flour mill in 1892, while Edward Zepp set up a . . . — Map (db m80556) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Extra! Extra!"Mount and Spur for Gettysburg"
Whitelaw Reid, a Civil War correspondent, began reporting for The Cincinnati Gazette in 1862. On June 30, 1863, Reid took the train from Washington, D.C, and traveled to General George Gordon Meade’s headquarters just outside of Taneytown on the . . . — Map (db m65131) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Meade’s Headquarters
Major General George G. Meade, commander of the Army of the Potomac, maintained headquarters on the nearby Shunk Farm from June 30 until the night of July 1, 1863. From here he directed the initial concentration of the Union forces at Gettysburg. — Map (db m2996) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Painting the Town Red
John Augustus Dempwolf, a Pennsylvania architect, was asked to design Trinity Lutheran Church in 1896. He had previously designed the Taneytown Presbyterian Church in 1883 and the Hagan House and Grocery Store in 1890. Several other prominent . . . — Map (db m80555) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — TaneytownMeade’s Pipe Creek Plan — Gettysburg Campaign
On June 29, 1863, Union Gen. George G. Meade ordered the Army of the Potomac to Pipe Creek to counter any move toward Washington or Baltimore by Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia and to engage the Confederates in battle. Meade . . . — Map (db m3002) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Taneytown Memorial Park
Dedicated to the honor of the men and women of Taneytown who served in the armed forces of the United States of America in all wars. Mayor Raymond J. Perry Councilman James C. Baumgardner Councilman Carel E. Frock Pres of Council James C. . . . — Map (db m3001) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — The Heart of Our Town
Taneytown was founded in 1754 by Raphael Taney, a land speculator from St. Mary’s County. Some of the first buildings to line the dusty road were taverns-public houses where weary travelers could have a meal and spend the night. In fact President . . . — Map (db m65105) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Zile's Ice Cream
The Downtown Taneytown Main Street Organization dedicates this sign restoration to the Taneytown community. The "Zile's Ice Cream“ sign was originally completed in the 1920's by Roy Strine and restored in the year 2001 by Lewis Shlitt. It . . . — Map (db m80463) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Union Bridge — “Pipe Creek Meeting”
About 1735 William Farquhar and Ann his wife held a Friends (Quaker) meeting at his house. In 1771 he deeded two acres of land on which the Meeting House and burying ground are located. Ex-President Hoover’s ancestors were members of this meeting. — Map (db m3015) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Union Bridge — Birthplace of William Henry Rinehart
1825–1874. Sculptor. He began his studies in Baltimore and in 1858 established a studio in Rome. Among his more important works are the monument to Chief Justice Taney in Annapolis and the completion of the bronze doors to the Capitol in . . . — Map (db m3016) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Union Bridge — Blue Ridge College Bell1898 - 1913

Donated by Isaac A. and Betty Myers Sayler through Plymouth Masonic Lodge erected by Union Bridge Business Association June 20, 2009 ————————— Blue Ridge College [image]

Union . . . — Map (db m91341) HM

Maryland (Carroll County), Union Bridge — Elmer A. Wolfe High School

Elmer A. Wolfe High School was built just east of this site in 1931. The building was demolished in 1996 and replaced by the present Elmer A. Wolfe Elementary School. — Map (db m91315) HM

Maryland (Carroll County), Union Bridge — Safety Follows WisdomPortland Cement Association Safety Trophy

Awarded Lehigh Portland Cement Company Union Bridge, Md. Plant for a perfect safety record in 1932

Reawarded for a perfect safety record in 1933 · 193x · 193x · 1939 · 1940 · 1941 · 1942 · 1945 · 1946 · 1947 · 1948 · 1949 · 1950 · . . . — Map (db m91338) HM

Maryland (Carroll County), Union Bridge — The First Reaping Machine

The first reaping machine in the world was invented by Jacob R. Thomas and tried near this spot in 1811. Obed Hussey perfected and patented the invention in 1839 one year prior to the McCormick reaper. — Map (db m3564) HM

Maryland (Carroll County), Union Bridge — Union Bridge - Reynolds’ Last Journey
Gettysburg Campaign Union Gen. John E. Reynolds was killed at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863 while directing his command along the Chambersburg Turnpike in the early fighting. His body was carried to a house in town. Orderlies searched for a coffin . . . — Map (db m3017) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Union Bridge — Western Maryland Railway Honor RollWorld War 1917 – 1918

[Honor Roll of Veterans] [not transcribed]

Paid the Supreme Sacrifice Walter E. Campbell · Benjamin F. Cline · Aby B. Crawford · George A. Flechtner · Daily Godwin · Hugh H. Hahn · Eli C. Hornick · Bernard T. Houck · Charles Kelly · . . . — Map (db m3018) WM

Maryland (Carroll County), Union Bridge — World's First Reaping Machine

On this location in the Year of 1811, Jacob R. Thomas designed and assembled the first reaping machine in the world. The machine was given a trial operation in a field of wheat owned by Sarah Clemson at the north end of Union . . . — Map (db m91342) HM

Maryland (Carroll County), Union Mills — Defiance at Union Mills
“I’m a Union man!” Gettysburg Campaign. In 1863, brothers Andrew K. and William Shriver resided on either side of the Littlestown Turnpike here and likewise were divided in their loyalties, with William supporting the . . . — Map (db m2992) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Union Mills — Gettysburg CampaignInvasion and Retreat
After stunning victories at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, Virginia, early in May 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee carried the war through Maryland, across the Mason and Dixon Line and into Pennsylvania. His infantry marched north through . . . — Map (db m2994) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Union Mills — Union Mills
“Shining lights.” Gettysburg Campaign. At daybreak on June 30, 1863, Gen. J. E. B. Stuart arrived here from his bivouac at the Orendorff farm north of Westminster. He then gathered his brigade commanders to discuss Union . . . — Map (db m2995) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Uniontown — Army of the PotomacJune 29 1863
Headquarters Army of the Potomac moved from Frederick to Middleburg. First and Eleventh Corps marched from Frederick to Emmitsburg. Second Corps from Monocacy Junction via Liberty and Johnsville to Uniontown. Third Corps from near Woodsborough to . . . — Map (db m50088) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Uniontown — Headquarters Second Corps Army of the Potomac
On and about the nearby Babylon Farm Major General Winfield Scott Hancock rested his corps June 29, 1863. On July 1, the corps marched through Taneytown to take part in the Battle of Gettysburg. — Map (db m3013) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Uniontown — Uniontown“Patriotic, but Paralyzed” — Gettysburg Campaign
On June 27, 1863, Union Gen. Winfield S. Hancock’s II Corps, Army of the Potomac camped at Monocacy Junction near Frederick. The next day, Gen. George G. Meade assumed command of the army and devised a plan to march it through Frederick and Carroll . . . — Map (db m3014) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — A Final TributeBattle of Westminster — Corbit's Charge, June 29, 1863
The city of Westminster and the citizens of Carroll County proudly honor the brave men of the 1st Delaware Cavalry and the vanguard of Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's cavalry who fought and died during this engagement in the Gettysburg Campaign. We comment the . . . — Map (db m103828) WM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — A Final Tribute Battle of Westminster"Corbit's Charge" — June 29, 1863
A Final Tribute Battle of Westminster "Corbit's Charge" June 29, 1863 The City of Westminster and the citizens of Carroll County proudly honor the brave men of the 1st Delaware Cavalry and the Vanguard of General J.E.B. Stuart's . . . — Map (db m114399) HM WM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Aftermath of BattleHospitals and Graves — Gettysburg Campaign
After the cavalry engagement here on June 29, 1863, Westminster’s citizens cared for dozens of wounded of both sides. Besides the human toll, shattered and broken cannons, gun carriages, and caissons lined both sides of Court Street to Main Street . . . — Map (db m13848) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Army of the PotomacJuly 3, 1863
First and Second Brigades First Cavalry Division marched from Taneytown to Westminster, the Reserve Brigade of First Cavalry Division from Emmitsburg to the field of Gettysburg, and the Second Brigade Second Cavalry Division from Manchester to . . . — Map (db m13854) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Army of the PotomacJune 29, 1863
Headquarters Army of the Potomac moved from Frederick to Middleburg, First and Eleventh Corps marched from Frederick to Emmitsburg, Second Corps from Monocacy Junction via Liberty and Johnsville to Uniontown, Third Corps from near Woodsborough to . . . — Map (db m13856) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Carroll County Almshouse and FarmNational Register of Historic Places
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. — Map (db m65148) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial
[Entrance plaque:] Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Small plaque laid in the ground:] We bond this memorial with the national and state memorials by the names enclosed below The names were brought to this . . . — Map (db m114517) WM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Carroll County World War I and World War II Memorial
This building erected in honor of the men and women of Carroll County who served in World War I and World War II 1952 — Map (db m114409) WM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Corbit’s Charge
Here June 29, 1863, Captain Charles Corbit led Companies C and D, First Delaware Cavalry, against General J. E. B. Stuart’s cavalry division. Though repelled by overwhelming force, the attack delayed Stuart, and was a factor in his failure to reach . . . — Map (db m3024) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Corbit's Charge“Suicidal Bravery” — Gettysburg Campaign
In June, 1863, as Gen. Robert E. Lee’s infantry marched through Maryland on its second invasion of the North, Lee lost contact with Gen. J.E.B. Stuart as the cavalry commander led his force east and north around the Union army. Here, on the . . . — Map (db m13832) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Divided LoyaltiesA U.S. Flag Goes South
During the Civil War, some Westminster families supported the Confederacy while others stood by the Union. Among the latter was Mary Ann “Mollie” Huber, who organized a dozen other like minded ladies into a sewing circle that met at her . . . — Map (db m13849) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Divided LoyaltiesThe Neal Family — Gettysburg Campaign
A block away, at what is now 71 East Main Street, stood the Abner Neal house. In August 1862, Federal soldiers arrested sixteen Westminster residents as Southern sympathizers and escorted them to Baltimore for questioning. The group, soon released, . . . — Map (db m114404) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Engagement at WestminsterWar at the Almshouse — Gettysburg Campaign
On June 29, 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s infantry was in Pennsylvania, and Gen. J.E.B. Stuart’s cavalry arrived here on the outskirts of Westminster. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee’s division led the column, which numbered 6,000 including cavalrymen . . . — Map (db m13826) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — First Lutheran Parsonage
First Lutheran Parsonage Serving the five churches of the Westminster Charge 1854-1870 — Map (db m114407) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Gettysburg CampaignInvasion & Retreat
After stunning victories at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, Virginia, early in May 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee carried the war through Maryland, across the Mason and Dixon Line and into Pennsylvania. His infantry marched north through . . . — Map (db m75738) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Gettysburg CampaignInvasion & Retreat — Maryland Civil War Trails
After stunning victories at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, Virginia, early in May 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee carried the war through Maryland, across the Mason and Dixon Line and into Pennsylvania. His infantry marched north . . . — Map (db m114403) HM WM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — History Is Also Now
Presented to the citizens of Westminster by the Mayor and Common Council History Is Also Now Designed by Lewis Schlitt ©1999 and created with help of Drury Bynum, Thomas Van Damme, and James Veenstra. Based on . . . — Map (db m114431) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — In Memory of All American Veterans
This memorial honors all American veterans who, although separated by generations, shared a common, undeniable goal—to valiantly protect our country's freedoms. The memories of these American veterans will continue to live on whenever . . . — Map (db m114408) WM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Landon C. Burns
Landon C. Burns was born in 1897 in Virginia. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. Degree in Agriculture Education and later earned an M.S. Degree in Rural Sociology. The man who was often called "Mr. Carroll County" was . . . — Map (db m114412) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Mayor Joseph L. Mathias
A tribute Mayor Joseph L. Mathias 1884-1963 A community leader who served the city of Westminster with dedication and distinction over a period of thirty -two years. City Councilman 1927-1937 Mayor of Westminster 1942-1963 Eliminated . . . — Map (db m103912) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Memorial Gateway
Until this or future generations shall provide a more fitting tribute, this simple gateway is erected as a memorial for the dead and testimonial to the living soldiers and others from Carroll County who served in the . . . — Map (db m114402) WM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Molleville Farm Post No. 467, V.F.W.1952 — A tribute to Robert T. Manning
This building is dedicated to the memory of our departed comrades — Map (db m114396) WM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Mulberry
This house built in 1795, by Col. Joshua Gist on land granted to him in 1782 and occupied by him until 1839. Willed to Harriet Gist 1839, occupied by her until 1865. Willed to Mordecai Gist 1865 by whom occupied until 1903. Purchased . . . — Map (db m103300) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Neal Home
Site of Abner Neal home. His sons, Henry and Frank, were arrested on Aug.28, 1862 as Southern supporters. Released, they joined the Army of Virginia and returned with Stuart's advance guard on June 29, 1863, en route to Gettysburg. Here, Brig. Gen. . . . — Map (db m103746) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Potters Field1850-1960s
When Maryland's legislature approved the formation of Carroll County in 1837, it required the residents to build a courthouse, jail, register's office, clerk's office and a poorhouse. In 1852, the County Commissioners purchased 307 acres on . . . — Map (db m114411) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — The First Complete County Rural Free Delivery Service
In the United States was inaugurated by the post office department on December 20, 1899 covering the whole of Carroll County and small parts of adjacent counties with Westminster as the central distributing point. — Map (db m3023) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — The Opera House
Built in 1854 as an Odd Fellows Hall and served as an "Opera House" and community center for nearly a century. Reported to have been used by Union troops during the Civil War. Opera House printing company located here in 1976 by its owner, . . . — Map (db m103704) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — The Rosser Raid"Welcome into my home!" — Antietam Campaign 1862
After Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's smashing victory over Union Gen. John Pope at the Second Battle of Manassas, Lee decided to invade Maryland to reap the fall harvest, gain Confederate recruits, earn foreign recognition of the . . . — Map (db m114405) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — The Trumbo-Chrest House
The Trumbo-Chrest House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m114397) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Union Mills
Built 1797 on the site of an earlier mill by Andrew and David Shriver, Jr. On June 29, 1863 General J. E. B. Stuart and his cavalry camped here. On June 30, 1863 General James Barnes of the 5th Corps U. S. Army spent the night on his way to . . . — Map (db m2991) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Westminster
County seat of Carroll County, founded 1764 first called Winchester for its founder William Winchester (1710-1790), who was born in Westminster, England (now a part of Greater London) Westminster Academy incorporated 1839 (later absorbed into the . . . — Map (db m75698) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Westminster DepotPressed into Service — Gettysburg Campaign
During the Civil War, railroads for the first time attained strategic importance for transporting troops and equipment. On July 1, 1863, Gen. Herman Haupt, chief of U.S. Military Railroads, assumed control here of the Western Maryland Railroad to . . . — Map (db m13828) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Westminster MD Town Survey
At the rear of this property there is a green stone marking the starting point for the patent of White's level of September 27, 1738, and for the survey of the town of Westminster made by William Winchester in 1764, and shown of the plat recorded by . . . — Map (db m103707) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Westminster MD War Memorial
Dedicated to the honor and sacrifice of the men and women of Westminster who served in the armed forces of the United States in all wars. — Map (db m103826) WM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — World War II Veterans Memorial
. . . — Map (db m114410) WM

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