Watkins Point Farm
|Location||27737 Phoenix Church Road, Marion Station, Maryland|
|Area||0.5 acres (0.20 ha)|
|Architectural style||Federal, Greek Revival|
|NRHP reference #||02001586|
|Added to NRHP||December 27, 2002|
Watkins Point Farm, also known as the James L. Horsey Farm and John T. Adams Farm, is a historic home located at Marion Station, Somerset County, Maryland. It is a three-part frame and sawn log dwelling. The one-room plan sawn log house was erected around 1780-90 and is extended to the west by a single-story, mid-19th century hyphen that connects the two-story, transverse-hall plan main block, erected around 1850. The interiors retain large portions of original woodwork. Also on the property is a 20th-century rusticated-block potato house.
Marion Station, also known as Marion, is an unincorporated community in Somerset County, Maryland, United States. It is located at the northern intersection of Maryland Route 413 and Maryland Route 667. After the arrival of the Pennsylvania Railroad arm known as the "Eastern Shore Railroad" toward Crisfield in 1866, Marion was locally hailed as the "strawberry capital of the world". After the trains stopped coming it has gone into decline, with some sources even hailing it as a ghost town.
Somerset County is the southernmost county in the U.S. state of Maryland. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,470. making it the second-least populous county in Maryland. The county seat is Princess Anne.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east. The state's largest city is Baltimore, and its capital is Annapolis. Among its occasional nicknames are Old Line State, the Free State, and the Chesapeake Bay State. It is named after the English queen Henrietta Maria, known in England as Queen Mary.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.
Sotterley Plantation is a historic landmark plantation house located at 44300 Sotterley Lane in Hollywood, St. Mary's County, Maryland, USA. It is a long 1 1⁄2-story, nine-bay frame building, covered with wide, beaded clapboard siding and wood shingle roof, overlooking the Patuxent River. Also on the property are a sawn-log slave quarters of c. 1830, an 18th-century brick warehouse, and an early-19th-century brick meat house. Farm buildings include an early-19th-century corn crib and an array of barns and work buildings from the early 20th century. Opened to the public in 1961, it was once the home of George Plater (1735–1792), the sixth Governor of Maryland, and Herbert L. Satterlee (1863–1947), a New York business lawyer and son-in-law of J.P. Morgan.
East Oaks is a historic home and farm complex and national historic district located at Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland. It is a 156-acre (0.63 km2) farm complex consisting of a 2 1⁄2-story, c. 1829 Federal-period brick residence situated on a knoll surrounded by agricultural buildings and dependencies whose construction dates span more than a century. The complex of domestic and agricultural outbuildings includes a brick smokehouse, sandstone slave quarter, stone bank barn, stone dairy, and log and frame tenant house which are contemporaneous with the construction of the main dwelling. Other agricultural buildings include a small frame barn and machinery shed/corn crib from the end of the 19th century, and a block dairy barn from the mid 20th century.
Peter of P. Grossnickel Farm is a historic home and farm complex located at Myersville, Maryland, Frederick County. It consists of a mid-19th-century, Greek Revival farmhouse and 13 related buildings and structures. The house is a 2 1⁄2-story stone center-passage house on a limestone foundation, with a 1 1⁄2-story kitchen wing and 18-inch-thick (460 mm) walls. The house was built between 1840 and 1850. Also on the property is an 1881 tenant house with corresponding barn, spring house, and washhouse / privy; an 1884–1897 bank barn; a pre-1830 granary; a 19th-century wood shed; late-19th-century hog pen / chicken house; a pre-1830 beehive oven; a late-19th-century smokehouse; a spring house with a Late Victorian cottage addition; and early-20th-century concrete block milk house; and a log summer kitchen of unknown date. The Grossnickel family was a German American family who were instrumental in the establishment of the Grossnickel Church of the Brethren.
Kefauver Place is a historic farm complex located at Rohrersville, Washington County, Maryland, United States. It includes a log cabin built about 1820; a log barn of about 1830 with later-19th-century additions; a 19th-century timber-framed corn crib; a two-story brick house constructed around 1880; an early-20th-century masonry root cellar; and a frame summer kitchen, hog pen, chicken house, and garage all dating from about 1930. Also on the property are two fieldstone spring enclosures. It is located on a 21-acre (85,000 m2) property.
Legg's Dependence, also known as Long Creek Farm and William E. Porter Farm, is a historic home located at Stevensville, Queen Anne's County, Maryland. It is a 2 1⁄2-story center-hall plan brick house. It was built in several stages beginning around 1760–80, as a single-story hall/parlor plan dwelling. It was enlarged to its present form during the second quarter of the 19th century.
Adams Farm is a historic home and farm complex located near Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland, United States. It consists of a 2 1⁄2-story, 19th-century frame house with Greek Revival trim that was enlarged and reconfigured with Late Victorian alterations in the third quarter of the century and Colonial Revival changes about 1900. Also on the property are numerous domestic and agricultural outbuildings most of which date from the late 19th century.
The Catalpa Farm is a historic home and farm complex located at Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland, United States. It is a two-story, five-bay center passage structure built in two principal stages. The older section is a two-story, three-bay side-hall parlor house with service wing erected around 1825-1840. A two-story one-room plan frame addition was attached shortly thereafter. Also on the property are an early 19th-century dairy and smokehouse, a late 19th-century privy, a modern garage, a mid-19th-century corn crib, an early 20th-century gambrel-roofed barn, and an early 19th-century tobacco house.
Harrington is a historic home located at Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland, United States. It is a two-story, mid-18th century, frame farm house approximately 30 by 30 feet. It is one of the very few existing two-story frame 18th century farm houses of the area. The land on which the house was built was patented to a Thomas Holbrook, relative of the builder, in 1682 and remained in the Holbrook family for over 120 years.
The Waddy House, also known as the Williamson farm or the Jarvis Ballard house, is a historic home located at Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland, United States. It is a 1 1⁄2-story, Georgian-style mid-18th-century brick house supported by a raised Flemish bond brick foundation. The four-room plan dwelling measures 32 feet across by 32 feet deep. The house is one of a small collection of early brick houses surviving in Somerset County.
Waterloo is a historic home located at Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland. It is a two-story four-room plan Flemish bond brick house, Georgian-period brick house built about 1750-1760 by Henry Waggaman. It features a Corinthian columned porch with a roof top balustrade. Also on the property is a group of outbuildings including a doctor's office, a five-car garage, a frame caretaker's house, a small pump house, and the Waggaman-Riggin family cemetery. During the 19th century the property was owned by several locally prominent families until 1864, when the farm was purchased by the county for an almshouse. The county retained ownership of the property until 1948. The house was operated as a Bed & Breakfast for several years, but is now under private ownership.
White Hall is a historic home located at Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland, United States. It is a 2 1⁄2-story, ell shaped frame house constructed about 1785–1798. The house features a rare mid-19th-century mural painting depicting landscapes and period costumes survives in a second-floor room, a Flemish bond brick gable end wall, and the three-room plan divided by a center hall.
Arlington is a historic home located at Westover, Somerset County, Maryland, and is located at the end of James Ring Road on Maryland Route 361. It is a prominent mid-18th-century Flemish bond brick dwelling. It was built around 1750 by Ephraim Wilson, the two-story, center hall, single-pile house is highlighted by glazed checkerboard brick patterns on each wall. It features a Federal period porch enriched with a cornice of paired modillion blocks and original engaged Tuscan columns against the back wall.
The Beauchamp House, also known as Washburn House or Long Farm, is a historic home located at Westover, Somerset County, Maryland, United States. It is a 1 1⁄2-story brick-ended hall / parlor frame house standing at the head of the Annemessex River. The main house was built in two stages, beginning with a hall-plan house, built about 1710–1730. During the second half of the 18th century, the structure was enlarged by the addition of two downstairs rooms, which were later consolidated into one.
Cedar Hill, also known as Long Farm, is a historic home located at Westover, Somerset County, Maryland, United States. It is a 2 1⁄2-story T-shaped frame dwelling, on a brick foundation. The main section was erected in 1793, and followed a modified hall / parlor plan. Also on the property are an 1880 bi-level hay-and-horse barn with a long shed addition for dairy stalls, a 19th-century granary, a late-19th-century corn crib, a rusticated concrete block well house, and a rusticated concrete dairy.
William T. Tull House, also known as E.D. Long House, is a historic home located at Westover, Somerset County, Maryland. It is a two-story, three-bay, center passage / double-pile plan frame dwelling, erected around 1860. Its exterior features are associated with the Greek Revival and Italianate styles.
Pomfret Plantation is a historic house located at Marion, Somerset County, Maryland, United States. It is a two-story, four room plan gable roofed frame house constructed between 1810 and 1830. A two-story hyphen joins an early 19th-century kitchen wing to the main block. The property also includes a post-Civil War frame tenant house, and a 19th-century Coulbourne family cemetery. The Coulbourne family and their descendants owned the property through nine continuous generations beginning with William Coulbourne in 1663, and ending with the sale of the farm in 1921.
George Maddox Farm, also known as Cottage Hall Farm or Albert Sudler Farm, is a historic farm complex located at Manokin, Somerset County, Maryland. It is an intact complex of 15 agricultural buildings and structures dating from about 1800 through the early 20th century. The complex includes six pre-Civil War structures including a frame granary, two dairies, a log smokehouse, another (ruined) log outbuilding, and a frame kitchen/quarter. Seven post-war structures include a barn, two garages, tenant house, privy, well house, and chicken house. The main house is a 2 1⁄2-story irregular-plan Queen Anne house, roughly cruciform in plan. An early-19th-century single-story kitchen extends from the back of the house.
Sudler's Conclusion is a historic home located at Manokin, Somerset County, Maryland. It is a two-part house consisting of a 1 1⁄2-story, early-18th-century Flemish bond brick section with a frame two-story west wing erected about 1840. Also on the property is a log smokehouse, frame tobacco barn, and a small private cemetery.
Maddux House, also known as Maddux's Island, Maddux's Warehouse, Inclosure, and Capt. William T. Ford House, is a historic home located at Upper Fairmount, Somerset County, Maryland. It is located on a high ridge of land overlooking the Manokin River and Back Creek. It is a two-story, six-bay, "L"-shaped frame house with steeply pitched roofs. The house dates to the 18th century, with an addition dating to around 1850-60. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.
St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church was a historic Methodist Episcopal church located at Westover, Somerset County, Maryland. It was a "T"-shaped frame Gothic church building erected around 1883. Its architecture reflects the influence of mail order plans promulgated in the late 19th century by the Methodist Church Board of Church Extension and corresponds to Church Plan No. 19A, Catalogue of Architectural Plans for Churches and Parsonages. It features a two-story tower with an open belfry. The church was torn down in March 2014.
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