Hoopers Island

Hoopers Island (HM236)

Location: Church Creek, MD 21622 Dorchester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 20.84', W 76° 13.633'

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Long a community of watermen, this chain of islands bears name of family who settled in Dorchester County from southern Maryland in latter part of 17th century. Active in colonial affairs in 18th century was Col. Henry Hooper, whose seat was "Warwick Fort Manor" near Secretary. His son, Brig. Gen. Henry Hooper, as commander of militia for lower Eastern Shore was responsible for defense of this region during the Revolution.
HM NumberHM236
Placed ByMaryland Bicentennial Commission, Maryland Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 12:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 392761 N 4245066
Decimal Degrees38.34733333, -76.22721667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 20.84', W 76° 13.633'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 20' 50.40" N, 76° 13' 37.98" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2834 Hoopers Island Rd, Church Creek MD 21622, US
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