Geographic Sort Historical Markers in Wye Mills, Maryland
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Historical Markers in Wye Mills, Maryland

Clickable Map of Talbot County, Maryland and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Talbot County, MD (118) Anne Arundel County, MD (436) Calvert County, MD (153) Caroline County, MD (59) Dorchester County, MD (102) Queen Anne s County, MD (86)  TalbotCounty(118) Talbot County (118)  AnneArundelCounty(436) Anne Arundel County (436)  CalvertCounty(153) Calvert County (153)  CarolineCounty(59) Caroline County (59)  DorchesterCounty(102) Dorchester County (102)  QueenAnne'sCounty(86) Queen Anne's County (86)
Wye Mills is in Talbot County
    Talbot County (118)
    Anne Arundel County (436)
    Calvert County (153)
    Caroline County (59)
    Dorchester County (102)
    Queen Anne's County (86)
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1Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — A Brief History of the Mill
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
2Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — A Glimpse Inside a Giant
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)
3Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — Old Wye Episcopal Church
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
4Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — Preserving a LegacyThe Wye Oak
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
5Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — So, How Does a Mill Work?
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
6Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — The “Little House” in the Shade
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
7Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — The Wye Grist Millcirca 1682
The Wye Grist Mill, one of Maryland's oldest commercial buildings, has operated almost continuously grinding Eastern Shore grains.Map (db m137771) HM
8Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — The Wye Oak
The largest white oak in the United States. Estimated to be 400 years old (1940). Deeded to the state of Maryland Sept. 20, 1939, and made a state park.Map (db m3898) HM
9Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — Wye Grist MillMaryland's oldest working mill and one of its oldest commerical buildings
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
10Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — Wye Grist Mill and Museum
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
11Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — Wye OakNational Champion White Oak
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
12Maryland (Talbot County), Wye Mills — Wye Oak House
Built about 1720. Said to be the second oldest Public School in Talbot County. Restored by the Garden Clubs of Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties in 1952.Map (db m3166) HM
Oct. 15, 2021