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This property Has been placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior c. 1847
Our Nations Second Highest Award For Extreme Gallantry and Risk of Life in Combat with an Armed Enemy Force 1914       World War One       1918 "Time shall not dim the glory of their Deeds" — General John J. Pershing
Original home of Rev. Daniel Maynadier, who served as rector of the Great Choptank Parish from 1765-1772. Rebuilt in 1840 by Henry Page a distinguished lawyer and state senator.
Has been paced on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior 1988 Cambridge Historic District Est. 1990 By the U.S. Dept Of the Interior Goldsborough House Inv. #85 Historic Cambridge Inc.
Rooted in Cambridge John Barth - called "one of the greatest novelists of our time" - was born in Cambridge on May 27, 1930 and grew up on Aurora Street. While living here, Barth frequented his father's soda fountain, Whitey's Candyla…
Dorchester County occupies a central place in the story of the Underground Railroad, the secret network of "stations" and "conductors" that sheltered and shepherded hundreds of enslave African Americans to freedom in the mid-1800s. The famed Under…
This monument, erected by the state in 1868, honors Thomas Holliday Hicks, a native and life resident of Dorchester County. Late in 1860, and early 1861 as Maryland's first Civil War governor, he opposed the doctrines of secession and coercion. In…
During the Civil War, U.S. Col. James Wallace, commander of the 1st Regiment, Eastern Shore Maryland Volunteers, used this building as his headquarters. The regiment which camped east of here, drew most of its members directly from the Eastern Sho…
Harriet Tubman led many slaves from Dorchester County to Canada (via the suspension bridge at Niagara Falls). One trip with "fugitive slaves" occurred in November 1856, when Tubman conducted Josia (Joe) Bailey, William Bailey, Peter Pennington and…
Insult and Injury on the Train to New York The Civil War ended in April 1865. The irony of the situation added insult to injury. She had dedicated her life for three years, at great personal risk to the Union cause. Now a railroad conductor in…