Hoopers Island
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 38° 20.840 W 076° 13.633
18S E 392761 N 4245066
Quick Description: Hoopers Island-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.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 10/29/2019 9:56:10 AM
Waymark Code: WM11HX0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 2

Long Description:
Hoopers Island- 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.

Erected by Maryland Bicentennial Commission, Maryland Historical Society.
County (required): Dorchester County

Location (required): Marker is on Hoopers Island Road (Maryland Route 335)

More info about the site/marker (optional):
Marker is in Honga, Maryland. Marker is 3 miles south of Meekins Neck Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is about 400 feet south of Fishing Creek bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Church Creek MD 21622


Marker Type (optional): Not listed

Website for more info (optional): Not listed

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