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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Sykesville, 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 (119) Baltimore County, MD (260) Frederick County, MD (469) Howard County, MD (130) Adams County, PA (1337) York County, PA (302)  CarrollCounty(119) Carroll County (119)  BaltimoreCounty(260) Baltimore County (260)  FrederickCounty(469) Frederick County (469)  HowardCounty(130) Howard County (130)  AdamsCountyPennsylvania(1337) Adams County (1337)  YorkCounty(302) York County (302)
Location of Sykesville, Maryland
    Carroll County (119)
    Baltimore County (260)
    Frederick County (469)
    Howard County (130)
    Adams County, Pennsylvania (1337)
    York County, Pennsylvania (302)
 
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1Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — Baldwin's StationHonoring the B&O railroad's premier architect
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
2Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station
. . . Map (db m50196) HM
3Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — Hood’s Mill
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 . . . Map (db m133800) HM
4Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — Millard Cooper1926 - 1980
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
5Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — Springfield Presbyterian Church
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
6Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — St. Joseph's Roman Catholic ChurchBuilt 1868
Has been place on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m50195) HM
7Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — SykesvilleCapturing Joe Hooker — Gettysburg Campaign —
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
8Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — The Gate HouseHistoric Portal to Springfield State Hospital
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
9Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — The Historic Sykesville Colored Schoolhouse
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
10Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — The Strawbridge Home for Boys
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
11Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — The Town HouseRemembering a Grand Age
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
12Maryland (Carroll County), Sykesville — Veterans Memorial
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 . . . Map (db m133986) WM
13Maryland (Howard County), Sykesville — The Sykesville Bypass Bridge
An Aluminum Bridge This bridge is one of only six aluminum girder bridges in the United States, and the only one in Maryland. Despite its ordinary appearance, the bridge is a remarkable feat of engineering with worldwide significance. . . . Map (db m115066) HM
 
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