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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Pocomoke City, Maryland
Location of Pocomoke City, Maryland
► Worcester County (79) ► Somerset County (37) ► Wicomico County (67) ► Sussex County, Delaware (340) ► Accomack County, Virginia (122)
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| Centuries ago, Indians of the Algonquin Nation, including the Assateagues, Pocomokes, Manokins and Acquintacas, migrated seasonally between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay. The Beach to Bay Indian Trail recognizes the patterns established . . . — — Map (db m94457) HM|
|State line located approximately 100 yards south of this point. In 1668 surveyors marked large Oak trees
to indicate the boundary. These came to be called "Marriage Trees" as couples traveled from Virginia to wed under more lenient Maryland laws. . . . — — Map (db m48604) HM|
|This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. — — Map (db m66596) HM|
| Town of Princess Anne
The Town of Princess Anne, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was created by an act of Maryland's General Assembly in 1733. The town was named in honor of King George II's daughter, Anne, and is located . . . — — Map (db m94459) HM|
|The U.S. Route 13 Travel Information Center
is dedicated to the Memory of
Mark O. Pilchard
In grateful Recognition of the Vision,
Dedication and Leadership he provided
in establishing the Center.
He served the citizens of the Lower . . . — — Map (db m51129) HM|
— — Map (db m165032) HM|
| Although isolated from Maryland's largest population centers, the Eastern Shore was important to the state's role in the Civil War and exemplified the citizens' divided loyalties.
In the years before the war, enslaved African-Americans here . . . — — Map (db m51130) HM|
|Olive Marie Lippoldt taught at Pocomoke Elementary School from 1984 - 1992. She founded the Psi chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, an international teacher's sorority. For all the contributions she made to Pocomoke youth, this garden is dedicated in her . . . — — Map (db m165027) HM|
Originally built 1912
Destroyed by fire 1989
Rebuilt and dedicated to the citizens of Pocomoke City 1999 — — Map (db m165033) HM|
River Trades & Traditions
Native Indians used the deep, dark Pocomoke River to hunt, fish, trap, travel and trade with other peoples in the region. The river banks still hold the remains of arrowheads, broken pottery and eroding oyster . . . — — Map (db m165029) HM|
|Originally located on Brantley Road east of Pocomoke City, the Sturgis School is one of the last remaining one-room school buildings erected to educate African-American children in Worcester County. Dating around 1900, the single-story frame . . . — — Map (db m63474) HM|
If you were standing here during the years surrounding the turn of the 20th century, your senses would be filled with the sights, sounds and smells of a hard working waterfront. The air would be thick with the smell of cut raw timber and burning . . . — — Map (db m165026) HM|
| Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art
The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art exhibits the most comprehensive collection of wildfowl carving and art in the world.
Named for Lem and Steve Ward of Crisfield, Maryland, whose skill and vision elevated traditional . . . — — Map (db m94455) HM|