“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Cooksville, Maryland

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Ellicott City is the county seat for Howard County
Cooksville is in Howard County
      Howard County (140)  
      Anne Arundel County (439)  
      Baltimore County (294)  
      Carroll County (196)  
      Frederick County (525)  
      Montgomery County (702)  
      Prince George's County (582)  
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1Maryland (Howard County), Cooksville — Cooksville
Site of a skirmish between confederate cavalry commanded by General J.E.B. Stuart, and Maryland militia on June 29, 1863. The Confederates easily defeated their opposition and continued northwardly towards Hood’s Mill and Westminster.Map (db m936) HM
2Maryland (Howard County), Cooksville — CooksvilleSaving the Guns — Gettysburg Campaign —
When Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart led his cavalry division north across the Potomac River into Maryland in June 1863, about 400 Federals and civilians were captured and then paroled in Brookeville. At the same time, Confederate Gen. Fitzhugh . . . Map (db m937) HM
3Maryland (Howard County), Cooksville — Cooksville High School1935-1949
Site of the first public high school for African Americans in Howard County. Original site of Warfield Academy, became Mount Gregory School in 1867 for African Americans and was the genesis of Mount Gregory Church. Was a public elementary school by . . . Map (db m938) HM
4Maryland (Howard County), Cooksville — Dr. Charles Alexander Warfield(1751-1813)
The grave of this Revolutionary War patriot is near this site. A member of the Sons of Liberty, he participated in the burning of the brig “Peggy Stewart,” at Annapolis, October 19, 1774, and also served as a major in the Elkridge . . . Map (db m3184) HM
5Maryland (Howard County), Cooksville — 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 m935) HM
6Maryland (Howard County), Cooksville — Mount Gregory United Methodist Church Bell
Mt. Gregory UMC was founded in the basement of an old-stone building known as Warfield Academy around 1867. In 1897 ground was broken to build the existing sanctuary that still serves as our place of worship today. This bell, which was mounted on . . . Map (db m188492) HM
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7Maryland (Howard County), Cooksville — Roberts InnA 200-Year-Old Turnpike Tavern
Robert Inn is one of several 19th-century taverns still standing along Frederick Turnpike, also known as MD 144. Reaching here by 1808, the roadway connected Baltimore with Frederick and western Maryland. The new turnpike quickly became popular . . . Map (db m147265) HM
8Maryland (Howard County), Cooksville — Simpson & Mount Gregory United Methodist ChurchesCreating a Unified Community of Strength — The Historic National Road - The Road That Built The Nation —
Methodist churches were a source of inspiration for the budding African-American community as people moved westward along the Baltimore and Frederick-Town Turnpike, part of the National Road system. Both enslaved and free African-Americans . . . Map (db m188490) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022