Ferry Farm

Lower Choptank River Historic Site

Dates

1722-Present

Other Names

None

River

Lower Choptank

Mile

14.7

County

Talbot

Cultural Resources:  Ferry landing.

Ferry Farm is located between Bolinbroke Creek on the east and Read’s Cove and Porpoise Creek on the west, on the south side of Ferry Farm Road, 200 yards east of U.S. Route 50 on the northern end of the Malkus Bridge.  Henry Bullen was granted a ferry across the Choptank River in 1722.  William Akers operated the ferry from 1768 to sometime before 1812. He is believed to have lived in the house located here which was also used as an ordinary or inn.

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Ferry Farm site is to the east (right) of the Choptank River bridge.

Ferry Farm site is on the far side of the bridge.

 

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River Sections:
Lower Choptank
Lower Tributaries
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Tuckahoe

Historic Sites
on the Lower
Choptank River