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Grave of Col. William Stevens image, Touch for more information
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
Grave of Col. William Stevens
Maryland (Somerset County), Pocomoke City — Rehoboth ("There is Room")
← 5 miles 1000 acres surveyed 1665 for Col. William Stevens, member of Governor's Council, through whose influence Francis Makemie came to Maryland and established Presbyterianism in the State. On this same tract . . . — Map (db m3883) HM
Maryland (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
Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — Boundary Line Maryland - Virginia
State line located approximately 100 yards south of this point. In 1668 surveyors marked large Oak trees to indicate the boundry. These came to be called "Marriage Trees" as couples traveled from Virginia to wed under more lenient Maryland . . . — Map (db m48604) HM
Maryland (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
Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — Court House Hill
Site of second known court house of Somerset County on March 1, 1694, the court purchased land near Dividing Creek and erected a structure 50 feet by 20 feet, "with gable ends of brick." The court house functioned until 1742. — Map (db m60466) HM
Maryland (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
Maryland (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
Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — Maryland's Eastern Shore Hundreds 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 began . . . — Map (db m51130) HM
Maryland (Worcester County), Pocomoke City — Sturgis One Room School Museum
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
Maryland (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 . . . — Map (db m94455) HM


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