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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Carroll County, Maryland

 
Clickable Map of Carroll County, Maryland and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Carroll County, MD (196) Baltimore County, MD (301) Frederick County, MD (548) Howard County, MD (142) Adams County, PA (1393) York County, PA (377)  CarrollCounty(196) Carroll County (196)  BaltimoreCounty(301) Baltimore County (301)  FrederickCounty(548) Frederick County (548)  HowardCounty(142) Howard County (142)  AdamsCountyPennsylvania(1393) Adams County (1393)  YorkCounty(377) York County (377)
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1Maryland, Carroll County, Eldersburg — History of the Freedom Community
On Buttercup Road south of Raincliffe Road, on the left when traveling south.
Around 1750, the community of Eldersburg was founded by John Elder, who was given a land grant from the King of England for as much land as Elder could stake out in 24 hours. John Elder staked an 800-acre farm named Perseverance on a stagecoach . . . Map (db m134037) HM
2Maryland, Carroll County, Eldersburg — In Memory of All American Veterans
On Slacks Road north of Raincliffe Road, on the left when traveling south.
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 . . . Map (db m133992) WM
3Maryland, Carroll County, Eldersburg — Veterans Memorial
On Slacks Road north of Raincliffe Road, on the right when traveling north.
Flagpoles dedicated in honor of those who served our countryMap (db m133993) WM
4Maryland, Carroll County, Eldersburg — Wesley Chapel
On Liberty Road (Maryland Route 26) 0.1 miles west of Johnsville Road, on the right when traveling west.
This property Wesley Chapel has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m144067) HM
5Maryland, Carroll County, Finksburg — Sandy Mount United Methodist Church — 1827 - 1977
On Old Westminster Pike at Sandymount Road, on the right when traveling south on Old Westminster Pike.
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 field stones . . . Map (db m36846) HM
6Maryland, Carroll County, Hampstead — Hampstead District
On Main Street (Route 30) at Black Rock Road, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
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
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7Maryland, Carroll County, Hampstead — Spring Garden
On Main Street (Maryland Route 30) at Black Rock Road, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
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
8Maryland, Carroll County, Keymar — “Terra Rubra”
On Francis Scott Key Highway (Maryland Route 194) at Keysville Bruceville Road, on the right when traveling south on Francis Scott Key Highway.
The birthplace of Francis Scott Key the author of our National Anthem “The Star-Spangled Banner.”Map (db m2997) HM
9Maryland, Carroll County, Keymar — Birthplace of Francis Scott Key — August 9, 1780
On Keysville Bruceville Road, on the right when traveling west.
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, 1843.Map (db m2998) HM
10Maryland, Carroll County, Keysville — Francis Scott Key
On Keysville Bruceville Road when traveling south.
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, 1916Map (db m80086) HM
11Maryland, Carroll County, Manchester — German Church — 1760
On Hanover Pike (Maryland Route 30) 0.2 miles north of Manchester Road (Maryland Route 27), on the left when traveling north.
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
12Maryland, Carroll County, Manchester — Manchester
On Main Street (Maryland Route 30) at Westminster & York Streets, on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
The Second Cavalry Division and the Sixth Corps, Army of the Potomac, camped about Manchester June 30, 1863. 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 m201550) HM
13Maryland, Carroll County, Manchester — Manchester — Meade's Pipe Creek Plan — Gettysburg Campaign —
On Manchester Road (Maryland Route 27) 0.3 miles west of Main Street (Maryland Route 30), on the right when traveling west.
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 m201551) HM
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14Maryland, Carroll County, Manchester — Manchester — Meade's Pipe Creek Plan — Gettysburg Campaign —
On York Street at Long Lane, on the left when traveling east on York Street.
(preface) After Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s stunning victory at Chancellorsville in May 1863, he led the Army of Northern Virginia west to the Shenandoah Valley, then north through central Maryland and across the Mason-Dixon . . . Map (db m201631) HM
15Maryland, Carroll County, Manchester — Miller-Warner Farm — 1862 — Maryland Historical Trust —
On Lineboro Road (Maryland Route 86) south of Full Moon Drive, on the right when traveling south.
Originally built by John Miller in 1862 as a log cabin, the farmhouse was a brick-cased between 1866-1876 by Jonas Warner. Inventory of Historic Properties Carr-1314Map (db m135155) HM
16Maryland, Carroll County, Marriottsville — Henryton Center
On Henryton Road, 1 mile west of Heneryton Hospital Road, on the right when traveling east. Reported missing.
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
17Maryland, Carroll County, Marriottsville — Henryton School of Practical Nursing
On Henryton Road at Henryton Center Road a.k.a.Henryton Hospital Road on Henryton Road.
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
18Maryland, Carroll County, Middleburg — Army of the Potomac — June 29 1863
On Middleburg Road (State Highway 77), on the right when traveling east.
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
19Maryland, Carroll County, Middleburg — Middleburg — Meade's Pipe Creek Plan — Gettysburg Campaign —
On Middleburg Road (State Highway 77), on the right when traveling west.
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
20Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — All Wars Memorial
On South Main Street.
Dedicated to the Honor and Sacrifice of the men and women of Mount Airy who served in the Armed Forces of the United States in all wars.Map (db m201589) WM
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21Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Bobsled — ❄️
On North Main Street (Maryland Route 808) north of Center Street, on the right when traveling north.
This red bobsled, made of wood, was one of the many 'vehicles' used by children and adults in Mount Airy to ride down a snow-covered Main Street. The ride would begin up at Pine Grove Chapel. It would take you down South Main Street to Hood Street . . . Map (db m199364) HM
22Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Bohn-Sponseller Building — Built Circa 1905 (Rebuilt 2007) — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808) north of Park Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
Located on this site was the Bohn-Sponseller Building. The original building was the home to several businesses including:
• Rudy & Burdette Furniture • Burdette and Hipsley Furniture and Appliances • Hipsley and Albright . . . Map (db m199401) HM
23Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Butler's Garage — 1919 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street just south of Center Street, on the left when traveling north.
This site was originally Gorman's Blacksmith Shop, built in 1880. It was rebuilt as Ed Butler's Garage in 1919. It has also been home to several auto related businesses including:
• Ed Butler's Ford (shown in photo) • Pusey . . . Map (db m199369) HM
24Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Civil War Memorial
On South Main Street.
“Let no vandalism or avarice or neglect, no ravages of time testify to the present or to the coming generations, that we have forgotten as a people the cost of a free and undivided republic.” Gen. John A. Logan 1868.Map (db m106838) WM
25Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Commercial Bank — Circa 1912 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808) south of Center Street, on the right when traveling south.
This building was originally the home of the Mt. Airy Savings Bank, which was taken over by the Commercial Bank of Maryland from Frederick in 1916. Since then, it has been home of a number of other businesses and institutions including: . . . Map (db m199368) HM
26Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Dorsey's Store - Vacant Lot — Built Circa 1903 (Rebuilt 2007) — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808) just south of Center Street, on the right when traveling south.
This site was originally the location of the Byron S. Dorsey Farm Implements and Hardware Store and the Mt. Airy Savings Bank, shown above. Later the Bank moved and the space was occupied by the Hub, which sold clothing and other sundries. After . . . Map (db m199399) HM
27Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — First Location of the Mount Airy School
Near South Main Street (Maryland Route 808) north of Pine Grove Court, on the right when traveling north.
First location of the Mount Airy School 1868Map (db m199419) HM
28Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — First National Bank Building — 1930 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On North Main Street (Maryland Route 808) at Prospect Road, on the left when traveling north on North Main Street.
The First National Bank began business March 10, 1904 in the building that had been used by Jones & Co., Bankers. In 1905 the First National Bank constructed a new facility on this site. It was there until a fire destroyed the building on March 25, . . . Map (db m98469) HM
29Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Mount Airy — Visitor Services
On South Main Street (Route 808) just south of Center Street, on the left when traveling north.
We hope you will enjoy our small town and the friendly atmosphere our community offers. We pride ourselves on Mt. Airy's small-town charm, first-rate businesses, family-friendly neighborhoods with excellent sports and other activities, stable . . . Map (db m199371) HM
30Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Mount Airy — History
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808) just south of Center Street, on the left when traveling north.
Mount Airy was first settled along what is now Ridgeville Boulevard. With the construction of the Old National Pike (Route 40) in the 1730s, Ridgeville became a rest stop and overnight lodging for travelers on the road. In 1831 the Baltimore and . . . Map (db m199372) HM
31Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Mount Airy — Under the Barrels — Gettysburg Campaign —
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808), on the right when traveling north.
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 m201590) HM
32Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Olde Town Restaurant — 1934 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808) at Park Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street.
This was the site of the original American Store before it moved to another downtown location. It has been home to several food related establishments since then, most notably the Olde Town Restaurant. Other businesses that have been located here . . . Map (db m199405) HM
33Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Parrsville & Ridgeville — Two Towns at the Four Corners
On Old National Pike (Maryland Route 144), on the right when traveling west.
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 . . . Map (db m4933) HM
34Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — People's Lumber and Supply Building — 1918 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808) south of Center Street, on the left when traveling south.
On this site was the People's Lumber & Supply Company Building. It was built in 1918 by Tom Watkins. People's Lumber & Supply Company offices were located on the first floor. Buck Hobb's barber shop was located on the top floor. The Waltz Funeral . . . Map (db m199395) HM
35Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Railway Express Agency Baggage Wagon — circa 1930
On North Main Street (Maryland Route 808) just north of Center Street, on the right when traveling north.
The Railway Express Agency was a national package delivery service created during World War I. It used the nation's railroads from 1918 to 1975 for the transportation and delivery of parcels, money and goods. The agency's red and green baggage carts . . . Map (db m199365) HM
36Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Riddlemoser Building — 1920 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On Park Avenue at South Main Street (Maryland Route 808), on the right when traveling north on Park Avenue.
The Riddlemoser Building was built in 1920. It has been home to many businesses since then including:
• Riddlemoser Electric Shop • Sponseller Green Parrot Tea Room • Mount Airy School (1935) • Potomac Edison Company • . . . Map (db m199415) HM
37Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Rudy & - Burdette Building — Built Circa 1905 (Rebuilt 2007) — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808) just south of Center Street, on the right when traveling south.
This building was the home to several businesses including:
• Clifton Sponseller Store • Rudy & Burdette Furniture • Burdette and Hipsley Furniture Appliances • Hipsley and Albright Furniture and Appliances • A&P Food . . . Map (db m199400) HM
38Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Runkles Mill and The Mt. Airy Milling Company — Historic Downtown Mount Airy
On Main Street (Maryland Route 808) south of Prospect Road, on the right when traveling south.
From the late 1800s to the mid-1960s, Mount Airy was a busy farming community. The B&O Railroad carried commodities from Mount Airy to market, and carried needed manufactured goods into Mount Airy. A grain mill was always one of the centers of . . . Map (db m98472) HM
39Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Simpson Hotel — Circa 1904 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808) south of Park Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
This building was constructed shortly after the fire of 1903 as the Simpson Hotel. John Simpson's Coach Maker and Livery Stable was located behind the hotel. The hotel has been home to many businesses including:
• Holmes Hotel • . . . Map (db m199408) HM
40Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — Sledding in Mount Airy in the Past
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808) north of Center Street, on the right when traveling north.
In Mount Airy, Maryland, there were three named hills. One was "School Hill," which went from the old school, now Mount Airy Elementary School, down Main Street to Prospect Road. Another was "Ridgeville Hill" that went from Main Street down . . . Map (db m199362) HM
41Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — The Condon Building — 1910 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808) north of Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
The Condon Building was originally built in 1910 for John Condon's Confectionaries & Tea Room. Later it became Mrs. Henley's Tea Room. The building was modernized in the late 1940s and became Browning's Grocery. Later it became the home of . . . Map (db m199416) HM
42Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — The Flat Iron Building — 1903 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808), on the left when traveling south on South Main Street.
The Flat Iron Building, also called the Pryor Building was built by Mr. William E.T. Smith in March and April of 1903. The building was constructed to replace the frame building used as a harness shop, which was destroyed in the catastrophic . . . Map (db m199413) HM
43Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — The Gillis Building — 1957 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808) just north of Center Street, on the right when traveling north.
This building was originally constructed in 1957 on land owned by the B&O Railroad. It was built by Ira Watkins as the Lynn Shop, which sold ladies and children's clothes. Since then, this building has been home to:
• Delaine . . . Map (db m199418) HM
44Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — The Gun Shack — 1912 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street (Route 808) just south of Center Street, on the right when traveling north.
The building in which the Gun Shack is now located was built in 1912 as the Mount Airy Post Office (shown on the left). The 3rd Floor of this building was the second site of the Mount Airy Telephone Exchange. The building has been the home to . . . Map (db m199417) HM
45Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — The Mount Airy Rail Yard — Historic Downtown Mount Airy
On Main Street (Maryland Route 808) south of Prospect Road, on the right when traveling south.
This site was once the Mount Airy rail yard. Passenger trains stopped here to pick up and drop off passengers at the Mount Airy Station. Children from Watersville and other nearby communities would ride the train to attend school in Mount Airy. . . . Map (db m98471) HM
46Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — The Mount Airy Station — Built in 1875 and Enlarged in 1882 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On North Main Street (Maryland Route 808) north of Center Street, on the right when traveling north.
The Mount Airy Railroad Station was designed by the famed train and train station designer E. Francis Baldwin. It was built by the B&O Railroad, and served the railroad from 1875 until August 15, 1957. Afterwards, it provided space for a number . . . Map (db m98470) HM
47Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — The Nicodemus Building — Circa 1907 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street south of Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
This building was constructed around 1907. St. James' Thrift Shop now serves the community from this building. Over the years, it has been home to:
• Brashears Bar • Nicodemus Plumbing Supplies • Watkins' 5&10 • Condon's . . . Map (db m199410) HM
48Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — The Ruland Bakery and Linthicum House — Before 1908 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808) just south of Center Street, on the left when traveling north.
On this site there once stood the Adam Ruland Bakery, and to the right of it a private residence known as the Linthicum House. Both are shown above. The great fire of 1903 reportedly started in the flue of the store to the south of the bakery and . . . Map (db m199397) HM
49Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — The Runkles and Resnick Buildings — Circa 1907 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808) just south of Center Street, on the left when traveling north.
The building to your left, the Runkles' Building, has been home to the following businesses over the years:
• Runkles Barber Shop • Brown's Meat Market • Natural Treasures
Upstairs there were buildings. The . . . Map (db m199370) HM
50Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — The Telephone Exchange Building — 1910 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street south of Center Street, on the left when traveling north.
This was the 3rd site of the Mount Airy Telephone Exchange. Telephone exchanges were housed in private residences. Mount Airy's first operator was Bessie Davis, who worked out of this home that was once the hub of modern telephone communication in . . . Map (db m199383) HM
51Maryland, Carroll County, Mount Airy — William Hood Building — Circa 1884 — Historic Downtown Mount Airy —
On South Main Street (Maryland Route 808) north of Center Street, on the right when traveling south.
The William Hood Building is the only structure in Mount Airy to escape destruction by fire over the years. It has been the home to several businesses including:
• Selmann and Hood General Merchandise Store • Hood's Dry Goods . . . Map (db m199367) HM
52Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Bell from Brick Church
On Strawbridge Lane, 0.1 miles west of Wilt Road, on the left when traveling west.
Bell from Brick Church which broke from Stone Chapel circa 1830 becoming one of the founding churches of the Methodist Protestant movement In memory of Rev. James F.W. Talley July 6, 1940 - . . . Map (db m188473) HM
53Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Birthplace of American Methodism — Robert Strawbridge † 1781
Near Strawbridge Lane.
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
54Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Desert Shield / Desert Storm Memorial
On High Street (Maryland Route 31) just south of Spoerlin Drive, on the left when traveling north.
In honor of the men and women of New Windsor who served in the following conflicts Desert Shield/Desert Storm 1990 - 1991Map (db m188482) WM
55Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Elizabeth Piper Strawbridge
On Strawbridge Lane, 0.2 miles south of Wilt Road, on the left when traveling west.
Wife of Robert Strawbridge, mother, farmer, and witness for Jesus Christ. Born in Terryhugan, Ireland. Active in Wesleyan movement immigrated with her husband, and settled on Sams Creek. Died C. 1791, buried beside her husband in the . . . Map (db m188478) HM
56Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Gen. Bradley T. Johnson's Raid — Looting in New Windsor — Early's 1864 Attack on Washington —
On Main Street (Maryland Route 31) at Green Valley Road, on the left when traveling east on Main Street.
In June 1864, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee sent Gen. Jubal A. Early's corps from the Richmond battlefields to the Shenandoah Valley to counter Union Gen. David Hunter's army. After driving Hunter into West Virginia, Early invaded . . . Map (db m201629) HM
57Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — John Evans House, 1764 — Methodist Land Mark
Near Wilt Road.
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
58Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Korean — 1950 - 1955
On High Street (Maryland Route 31) just south of Spoerlin Drive, on the left when traveling north.
In honor of the men and women of New Windsor who served in the Asian Theater during the Korean War, may we never forget their courage and sacrificesMap (db m188486) WM
59Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Methodist Historical Marker
On Bowersox Road at Stone Chapel Road, on the right when traveling south on Bowersox Road.
Poulson Chapel, c.1763. Stone Chapel, 1783. Rebuilt 1800 and 1883.Map (db m3491) HM
60Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — New Windsor — Maryland History
On New Windsor Road.
Founded 1797 National Register [of Historic Places] Listing 1977Map (db m65103) HM
61Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — New Windsor — Village by Moonlight — Gettysburg Campaign —
On Main Street (Maryland Route 31) at Green Valley Road (Maryland Route 75), on the left on Main Street.
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 division left Frederick about . . . Map (db m105244) HM
62Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Robert Strawbridge —
On Wakefield Valley Road at New Windsor Road (Maryland Route 31), on the right when traveling east on Wakefield Valley Road.
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 America . . . Map (db m3561) HM
63Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Robert Strawbridge — 1732 - 1781
On Strawbridge Lane, 0.2 miles west of Wilt Road, on the left when traveling west.
First preacher of Wesleyan Methodism in America Robert and Elizabeth Piper Strawbridge immigrated from Ireland to this area about 1760. His preaching soon led many to Christ. Her witness won the first convert, John Evans. Robert . . . Map (db m188476) HM
64Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Robert Strawbridge House
Near Wilt Road, 0.1 miles Wakefield Road.
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
65Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Strawbridge Log Meeting House Site
On Marston Road (Maryland Route 407) 0.3 miles east of New Windsor Road (Maryland Route 31), on the right when traveling west.
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
66Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Strawbridge Shrine — Methodist Heritage Site - C. 1760 — 🠔 —
On Wakefield Valley Road at New Windsor Road (Maryland Route 31), on the right when traveling south on Wakefield Valley Road.
Where the first classes were formedMap (db m188470) HM
67Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Strawbridge Shrine — Methodist Heritage Site - C. 1760 — 🠖 —
On Wilt Road at Strawbridge Lane, on the right when traveling south on Wilt Road.
Where the first classes were formedMap (db m188471) HM
68Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Summer Kitchen — Ca. 1900
Near Strawbridge Lane, 0.2 miles west of Wilt Road, on the left when traveling west.
This area was used for cooking meals in the summertime in order to reduce heat in the house as well as doing the laundry, canning food for the winter and storing canned and dry food.Map (db m188480) HM
69Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — The Strawbridge Shrine — A National United Methodist Heritage Landmark
On Strawbridge Lane just west of Wilt Road, on the left when traveling west.
The first home of American MethodismMap (db m188472) HM
70Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Veterans Memorial
On High Street (Maryland Route 31) just north of Church Street, on the right when traveling north.
Remember our fallen veterans and honor those who serveMap (db m188481) WM
71Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — Vietnam — 1961 - 1975
In honor of the men and women of New Windsor who served in the Southeast Asia theater during the Vietnam war, may we never forget their courage and sacrificeMap (db m188484) WM
72Maryland, Carroll County, New Windsor — World War I and World War II Memorial
On High Street (Maryland Route 31) just south of Spoerlin Drive, on the left when traveling north.
Dedicated to the men and women of New Windsor district who served their country in World War I and World War IIMap (db m188485) WM
73Maryland, Carroll County, Sykesville — Baldwin's Station — Honoring the B&O railroad's premier architect
On Main Street (Maryland Route 851) at Baldwin Drive, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
One of many handsome structures designed by B&O architect E. Francis Baldwin, the station was built in 1884 along the Old Main Line. The building contained a ticket and telegraph office, separate waiting rooms for men and women, and a freight room. . . . Map (db m133983) HM
74Maryland, Carroll County, Sykesville — Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station
On W. Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
. . . Map (db m192111) HM
75Maryland, Carroll County, Sykesville — Hood’s Mill
On Old Washington Road (Maryland Route 97) 0.2 miles south of Eden Mill Road, on the right when traveling south.
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 Westminster . . . Map (db m133800) HM
76Maryland, Carroll County, Sykesville — Millard Cooper — 1926 - 1980
On Cooper Drive north of Warfield Road, on the left when traveling east.
Millard Cooper Park, Sykesville's first Town recreation facility, was founded in 1982 in memory of Millard Cooper for his unselfish devotion to the Town of Sykesville. "Coop" as he was known to his friends and co-workers, served the Town as . . . Map (db m133987) HM
77Maryland, Carroll County, Sykesville — Springfield Presbyterian Church
On Sprout Hill Road south of Obrecht Road, on the right when traveling south.
Springfield Presbyterian Church Built 1836 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m50193) HM
78Maryland, Carroll County, Sykesville — St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church — Built 1868
On Sandusky Road, on the right.
Has been place on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m50195) HM
79Maryland, Carroll County, Sykesville — Sykesville — Capturing Joe Hooker — Gettysburg Campaign —
On Main Street (Maryland Route 851), on the right when traveling north.
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
80Maryland, Carroll County, Sykesville — The Gate House — Historic Portal to Springfield State Hospital
On Cooper Drive north of Warfield Road, on the right when traveling north.
Iron gates once marked the entrance to Springfield State Hospital, about one-half mile in front of you. The hospital, which opened in 1896, was one of the largest mental health facilities on the East Coast. For decades, medical staff, hospital . . . Map (db m133988) HM
81Maryland, Carroll County, Sykesville — The Historic Sykesville Colored Schoolhouse
On Schoolhouse Road.
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
82Maryland, Carroll County, Sykesville — The Strawbridge Home for Boys
On Main Street at Church Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
This stone gate was part of the original entrance to The Strawbridge Home for Boys Old Sykesville Road, MD Route 32 Sykesville, Maryland 1924-1959 The Strawbridge Home was dedicated to the protection, training and development of young . . . Map (db m133832) HM
83Maryland, Carroll County, Sykesville — The Town House — Remembering a Grand Age
Near Main Street (Route 851) north of Sandosky Road, on the right when traveling north.
Sykesville architect J. Harvey Fowble built this home in 1883 for Irish immigrant John McDonald and his wife Kate. A successful businessman, McDonald owned a dry goods store on Main Street. A succession of prominent families resided here until 1968, . . . Map (db m133984) HM
84Maryland, Carroll County, Sykesville — Veterans Memorial
On Springfield Avenue (Maryland Route 851) at Cooper Drive, on the right when traveling north on Springfield Avenue.
Dedicated to the heroic memories of all who gave their lives for their community state and nation We herewith offer this silent and everlasting tribute to them for their supreme sacrifice, made so that we, the living, might enjoy the . . . Map (db m133986) WM
85Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — "9 11 A Day To Remember"
On West Baltimore Street (Maryland Route 140) at Playground Road on West Baltimore Street.
. . . Map (db m155330) WM
86Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — "Steps of the Sisters" — St. Joseph Parish School — 1917 - 1972 —
On Frederick Street south of Memorial Drive / Warehouse Alley, on the right when traveling south.
School Sisters of Notre Dame [Names of Sisters] Dedication June 3, 2012Map (db m91273) HM
87Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — 1st Lieutenant John E. Buffington
On Roberts Mill Road east of Pump House Road, on the left when traveling east.
. . . Map (db m91239) HM WM
88Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — Adam Good Tavern
On Frederick Street (Maryland Route 194) 0.1 miles south of Baltimore Street (Maryland Route 140), on the right when traveling south.
Site of Adam Good Tavern visited by George Washington July 1st & 2nd 1791.Map (db m3563) HM
89Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — Army of the Potomac — June 30, 1863
On West Baltimore Street (State Highway 140) at Park Road, on the left when traveling west on West Baltimore Street.
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
90Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — Army of the Potomac — July 1, 1863
On West Baltimore Street (State Highway 140) at Park Road, on the left when traveling west on West Baltimore Street.
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
91Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — Bridgeport
On Maryland Route 140, 0.1 miles east of Bullfrog Road, on the left when traveling west.
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 m201599) HM
92Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — Everyone is Welcome
On Frederick Street south of Memorial Drive / Warehouse Alley.
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
93Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — Everything from Bags of Flour to the President's Shoes
On East Baltimore Street at Reindollar Street, on the right when traveling east on East Baltimore Street.
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 . . . Map (db m80556) HM
94Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — Extra! Extra! — "Mount and Spur for Gettysburg"
On East Baltimore Street.
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
95Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — Meade’s Headquarters
On Francis Scott Key Highway (Maryland Route 194) 1 mile north of Taneytown Pike (Route 140), on the right when traveling north.
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
96Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — Painting the Town Red
On East Balimore Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
97Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — Taneytown — Meade’s Pipe Creek Plan — Gettysburg Campaign —
On West Baltimore Street (State Highway 140) at Park Road, on the left when traveling west on West Baltimore Street.
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 m155348) HM
98Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — Taneytown Memorial Park
On Playground Road near West Baltimore Street (Maryland Route 140), in the median.
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
99Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — The Heart of Our Town
On Frederick Street at E. Baltimore Street on Frederick Street.
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
100Maryland, Carroll County, Taneytown — Zile's Ice Cream
On East Baltimore Street when traveling east.
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

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