Category Archives: Farm Landings

Most river landings served local farmers and their neighbors.

Setting Sail from Denton

Stand in the Place: The Age of Sail returns to Denton and the upper Choptank River

Sailing the Choptank was never easy. Even so, schooners, bugeyes, pungies, and skipjacks tied up at Denton from the 1700s till the 1930s.

Now you too can sail with us from Denton down the Choptank to Kings Town on a blustery summer day.

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Big Yard Sale at Adams Landing. Am moving to Boston.

 Public Sale of Valuable

Having decided to leave the State and having no further use for my property, I will sell at public sale, at my home at the Adams Landing Poultry Farm, 1 mile from Denton on the Greensboro road, commencing at 10 o’clock, rain or shine.  I am selling all my property, as I am going to move to Boston, Mass., and I will have no use for same.      Continue reading Big Yard Sale at Adams Landing. Am moving to Boston.

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She did alight at Adams Landing

On MD 404 heading east to Rehoboth, near Denton you slow down for the speed trap then speed up again at the Choptank River bridge.

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You look downriver toward Denton and see five pleasure boats on the water, each well cargoed with human freight.   One is laden heavily with refreshments.  All of them launched at the Denton town bridge, their prows pointed toward Adams Landing, one mile up the river.  You can see the landing on your left.     Continue reading She did alight at Adams Landing

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