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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Pocomoke City, Maryland

 
Clickable Map of Worcester 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 Worcester County, MD (79) Somerset County, MD (37) Wicomico County, MD (67) Sussex County, DE (340) Accomack County, VA (122)  WorcesterCounty(79) Worcester County (79)  SomersetCounty(37) Somerset County (37)  WicomicoCounty(67) Wicomico County (67)  SussexCountyDelaware(340) Sussex County (340)  AccomackCountyVirginia(122) Accomack County (122)
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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1Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — Beach to Bay Indian Trail
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
2Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — Boundary LineMaryland - Virginia
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
3Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — Costen House(circa 1870)
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m66596) HM
4Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — Cultural Treasures
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
5Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — Mark O. Pilchard
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
6Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — Mar-Va Theater
Built 1927 National Register of Historic Places 1996 Map (db m165032) HM
7Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — Maryland's Eastern ShoreHundreds of Enslaved and Free Black Men Enlisted
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
8Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — Olive Marie Lippoldt
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
9Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — Pocomoke City Historic Railroad Station"Friendliest Town on the Eastern Shore"
Originally built 1912 Destroyed by fire 1989 Rebuilt and dedicated to the citizens of Pocomoke City 1999Map (db m165033) HM
10Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — River Trades & Traditions / River Lore & Legend
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
11Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — Sturgis One Room SchoolMuseum
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
12Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — The Shapes of Ships
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
13Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — Wicomico Treasures
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
 
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