Out of hundreds of mills on the East Coast in colonial times, only a few survive, and fewer still operate. As the oldest working mill in Maryland (c. 1682), this flour-producing "grist" mill has participated in three centuries of war, . . . — — Map (db m67286) HM
The branch that once grew from the “face” before you weighed in at around 35 tons and was nearly 50 feet long. That’s on single branch!
This segment of the tree reveals much about trees in general. The rings that can be seen . . . — — Map (db m113614)
Only remaining Anglican Church in Talbot County. Built 1721 as a Chapel-of-Ease by donations of 60,000 pounds of tobacco and 100 pounds sterling. Originally named St. Luke’s, it was a place of worship until 1829. Reconstructed in 1854, but later . . . — — Map (db m3156) HM
For well over 450 years, a quiet giant stood marking the passage of time for many generations. The Wye Oak survived through the birth of a nation, the Civil War, and two World Wars. Located alongside what was once a Native American Trail and later . . . — — Map (db m113580) HM
It starts with the grain ... Grist mills grind a variety of grains, such as barley, wheat, rye and corn. Here at the Wye Mill, native grown corn and wheat were the most common "grist for the mill." In years gone bye, the corn was husked and then . . . — — Map (db m67288) HM
Once shaded by the might Wye Oak, a quiet brick structure, a story and half high sill stands today.The structure dates back to about 1800 and it is said by local lore to have served as a one-room schoolhouse.
The Queen Anne Garden Club restored . . . — — Map (db m113574) HM
The building on which this information is posted is a replica of a typical Colonial-era "corn crib." It was built as an Eagle Scout project in 2012 by Scott Bell. It includes material reclaimed from a Colonial-era corn crib located on Kent Island, . . . — — Map (db m67290) HM
Out of hundreds of mills on the East Coast in colonial times, only a few survive, and fewer still operate. As the oldest working mill in Maryland (1682), the flour producing “grist” mill in front of you has participated in three . . . — — Map (db m3163) HM
The Baltimore Sun declared the Wye Oak “a symbol of all that is noble in ancient and honored trees, ...a battered giant from out of the mists of history which still resides among us.”
At approximately 450 years of age, the noble . . . — — Map (db m3165) HM