“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Talbot County, Maryland

Clickable Map of Talbot County, Maryland and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Talbot County, MD (117) Anne Arundel County, MD (436) Calvert County, MD (147) Caroline County, MD (59) Dorchester County, MD (102) Queen Anne s County, MD (86)  TalbotCounty(117) Talbot County (117)  AnneArundelCounty(436) Anne Arundel County (436)  CalvertCounty(147) Calvert County (147)  CarolineCounty(59) Caroline County (59)  DorchesterCounty(102) Dorchester County (102)  QueenAnne'sCounty(86) Queen Anne's County (86)
Adjacent to Talbot County, Maryland
    Anne Arundel County (436)
    Calvert County (147)
    Caroline County (59)
    Dorchester County (102)
    Queen Anne's County (86)
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101Maryland (Talbot County), Trappe — Robert Morris, Sr.
Below this plaque lies the grave of Robert Morris, Sr., buried 1750. An ironmonger in Liverpool, England before he immigrated to Oxford, Maryland where he became a successful merchant and agent. Mr. Morris accumulated a fortune that he bequeathed . . . — Map (db m3331) HM
102Maryland (Talbot County), Trappe — Site of Trappe High School
Site of Trappe High School. 1870 - 1944. — Map (db m4381) HM
103Maryland (Talbot County), Unionville — Union Soldiers
Buried here, ex-slaves and free blacks who fought for the Union in the Civil War: John Blackwell; Ennels Clayton; Isaac Copper; John Copper; Benjamin Demby; Charles Demby; William Doane; William Doran; Harace Gibson; Zachary Glasgow; . . . — Map (db m65692) HM
104Maryland (Talbot County), Unionville — Unionville
Historic African-American community settled by ex-slaves and free blacks. Many were in Union Army in Civil War; village's name honors local soldiers. Unionville grew after the war to nearly 40 buildings with church and school. In cemetery are 18 . . . — Map (db m3893) HM
105Maryland (Talbot County), Unionville — UnionvilleFounded to Honor their Service
From the beginning of the Civil War, Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman urged President Abraham Lincoln to allow blacks to enlist in the U.S. Army and fight for their freedom. On May 22, 1863, General Orders 143 were issued stating "A Bureau is . . . — Map (db m61390) HM
106Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — A Brief History of the Mill
Out of hundreds of mills on the East Coast in colonial times, only a few survive, and fewer still operate. As the oldest working mill in Maryland (c. 1682), this flour-producing "grist" mill has participated in three centuries of war, . . . — Map (db m67286) HM
107Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — A Glimpse Inside a Giant
The branch that once grew from the “face” before you weighed in at around 35 tons and was nearly 50 feet long. That’s on single branch! This segment of the tree reveals much about trees in general. The rings that can be seen . . . — Map (db m113614)
108Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — Old Wye Episcopal Church
Only remaining Anglican Church in Talbot County. Built 1721 as a Chapel-of-Ease by donations of 60,000 pounds of tobacco and 100 pounds sterling. Originally named St. Luke’s, it was a place of worship until 1829. Reconstructed in 1854, but later . . . — Map (db m3156) HM
109Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — Preserving a LegacyThe Wye Oak
For well over 450 years, a quiet giant stood marking the passage of time for many generations. The Wye Oak survived through the birth of a nation, the Civil War, and two World Wars. Located alongside what was once a Native American Trail and later . . . — Map (db m113580) HM
110Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — So, How Does a Mill Work?
It starts with the grain ... Grist mills grind a variety of grains, such as barley, wheat, rye and corn. Here at the Wye Mill, native grown corn and wheat were the most common "grist for the mill." In years gone bye, the corn was husked and then . . . — Map (db m67288) HM
111Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — The “Little House” in the Shade
Once shaded by the might Wye Oak, a quiet brick structure, a story and half high sill stands today.The structure dates back to about 1800 and it is said by local lore to have served as a one-room schoolhouse. The Queen Anne Garden Club restored . . . — Map (db m113574) HM
112Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — The Wye Grist Millcirca 1682
The Wye Grist Mill, one of Maryland's oldest commercial buildings, has operated almost continuously grinding Eastern Shore grains. — Map (db m137771) HM
113Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — The Wye Oak
The largest white oak in the United States. Estimated to be 400 years old (1940). Deeded to the state of Maryland Sept. 20, 1939, and made a state park. — Map (db m3898) HM
114Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — Wye Grist MillMaryland's oldest working mill and one of its oldest commerical buildings
The building on which this information is posted is a replica of a typical Colonial-era "corn crib." It was built as an Eagle Scout project in 2012 by Scott Bell. It includes material reclaimed from a Colonial-era corn crib located on Kent Island, . . . — Map (db m67290) HM
115Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — Wye Grist Mill and Museum
Out of hundreds of mills on the East Coast in colonial times, only a few survive, and fewer still operate. As the oldest working mill in Maryland (1682), the flour producing “grist” mill in front of you has participated in three . . . — Map (db m3163) HM
116Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — Wye OakNational Champion White Oak
The Baltimore Sun declared the Wye Oak “a symbol of all that is noble in ancient and honored trees, ...a battered giant from out of the mists of history which still resides among us.” At approximately 450 years of age, the noble . . . — Map (db m3165) HM
117Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — Wye Oak House
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. — Map (db m3166) HM

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Feb. 27, 2021