Gallery 7   Trappe area atrifacts

PEOPLE, PLACES, ORGANIZATIONS AND POLITICS

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Portrait photo of Frank Baker
701. Oldest known portrait photo of Frank (Home Run) Baker taken in 1908 when he was 22.
Baker's boyhood
702. Frank (Home Run) Baker's boyhood story as told by childhood friend, 1913
(1 MB .pdf download)
J. Franklin <i>Home Run</i> Baker at his home in Trappe
703. J. Frank Home Run Baker and his wife Ottilie circa 1909

Baker family photo
704. Norman, Agnes and J. Franklin Baker at their parents home on Howell's Pt. Rd. circa nineteen-teens.
Baker baseball card
705. Frank (Home Run) Baker baseball trading card, American Caramel Co. 1921.

J. Franklin <i>Home Run</i> Baker at his home in Trappe
706. J. Franklin Home Run Baker at his home in Trappe, c. 1958

J. Franklin <i>Home Run</i> Baker at his home in Trappe
707. Graves of J. Franklin Home Run Baker (1886-1963)
& first wife Ottilie (1888-1920)
John Caulk
708. John K. Caulk, Sr. with horse and buggy, downtown Trappe
circa 1860's
Early street scene
709. A very early street scene of Trappe taken in the 1860s
Joseph and Mary Caulk
710. Very early Trappe area photograph portrait of Joseph & Mary Elizabeth Caulk taken in 1857 or 1858
Trappe souvenir
711. 1856 letter from Mary Elizabeth Caulk in Baltimore to her husband Joseph Caulk
Trappe souvenir
712. Letter dated May 12, 1860 from Mary Elizabeth Caulk to her son William
Trappe souvenir
713. June 10, 1860 letter from a Caulk family friend staying at Isle of Rays farm near Trappe


Isle of Rays house
714. Caulk house on Isle of Rays farm (now called Roslyn), Island Creek Neck. Built in the 1840s

Isle of Rays Buick
715. The Caulk family admires new Buick. Isle of Rays farm (now Roslyn farm) Island Creek Neck. 1915-17

Ingleside 1910
716. Ingleside farm, Trappe, Md.
1910

Watermelon party at Ingleside
717. Watermelon party at Ingleside farm about 1910.

Aerial View of Ingleside Farm, 1940
718. Aerial view of Ingleside Farm Chancellor's Pt. Rd. circa 1940

Velie automobile
719. Ingleside Farm in the early 1920s. The automobile is a
1921 Velie.

Lions Club at THS
720. Trappe Lions Club Charter Presentation dinner, 1949
Jones House
721. The Jones house at Trappe Landing
circa 1920
Slaughter House
722. The Slaughter house at Trappe Landing
circa 1920
Soft Crabbing
723. Soft crabbing off the Webb Farm, Jamaica Pt. Rd. Trappe, Md. early 1950s
Island Creek fishing
724. Island Creek fishing
Life in the country
725. Life in the country: picking geese & crabs circa 1957, Milan Farm.
Liberty Song
726. Copy of "The Liberty Song" from 1768, written by John Dickinson.
[Listen to song]
4 letters from Trappe
727. 4 letters mailed to Trappe in 1844 & 1845. No two spellings of Trappe are the same.
Old letter from Trappe
728. Letter mailed from Trappe in 1847, in the days before there were postage stamps.
1856 letter from Trappe
729.Earliest known Trappe postmark and letter addressed to Mr. J. Leeds Tilghman dated Dec. 25, 1856
Trappe Red Men
730. Tuckahoe Tribe No.64 Improved Order of Red Men, Trappe, circa 1882
Trappe Red Men Dues Paid
731. Dues paid Improved Order of Red Men, 1914, 1919
Trappe Red Men letter
732. 1923 letter from Great Chief of Records Improved Order of Red Men

ritual wind machine
733. Improved Order of Red Men ritual wind machine
Trappe chapter IOOF, 1910
734. The Trappe chapter of the International Order of Odd Fellows was established about 1910.
Trappe's Odd Fellows 735. Trappe's Odd Fellows circa 1915 Bugeye
736. A Bugeye entering Island Creek under sail,
(undated photo)
Oyster License
737. License to catch oysters issued Nov. 5, 1873

Scout troop 1920
738. Trappe Boy Scout Troop, circa 1919
Scout troop 1920
739. Boy Scout handbook used by Trappe scout,1953

Trappe Cub Scout Pack 189, 1957
740. Trappe Cub Scout Pack 189 in front of the fire house,
circa 1957

Cub Scout uniform
741. Trappe Cub Scout uniform Pack 189 Den 4 circa 1958

Trappe Cub Scout Pack 189, 1959
742. Trappe Cub Scout Pack 189, Den 4 on the elementary school grounds,
March 1959
Cub Scout uniform
743. Trappe Jimmy Dawson's Winning Pinewood Derby Racer, circa 1959
Troop 189 summer 1958
744. Trappe Scout Troop 189 at Rodney Scout Reservation, summer, 1958.
Troop 189
745. Trappe Boy Scout Troop 189 at Rodney Scout Reservation, 1962

Windy Hill circa 1920
746. 4H Club demonstration wins safety award, 1957.

4H Club Week
747. Trappe youth at 4H Club Week, College Park Md.,1955

Windy Hill circa 1920
748. The steamer Dorchester at Windy Hill probably 1920s.
Main St. Trappe
749. Jack Slaughter, Bill Kirby and Jim Banks on Main St., Trappe
Pops Murray
750. "Pops" Murray, the last miller of Wright's Mill. Photo by Tom Firth probably 1950s, courtesy Joedy Cecil.
Defender House
751. Defender House, Trappe, Md.
circa 1815
Defender House
752. Historic building from downtown Trappe,
circa 1908
Merrick House
753. Samuel James Merrick (1843-1924) "Capt. Sam" on his farm near Trappe
Merrick House
754. The Samuel James Merrick house on Bruceville Rd. near Trappe, Md.
Adams for senator
755. The old Leonard house on Maple Ave. about 1945

The old Kemp house at 3901 Main St.
756. Dr. Samuel T. Kemp house at 3901 Main Street, Trappe
circa 1764

Hampden, south side Island Creek Neck
757. Hampden, south side Island Creek Neck, originally owned by the Martin family in 1660s.

The gravestone of Elizabeth Martin, 1676
758. The gravestone of Elizabeth Martin, 1676


Owen Barnes and his donkey
759. Owen Barnes and his donkey


Celebration of the 80th. birthday of Mrs. Henrietta Tarbutton
760. Celebration of the 80th. birthday of Mrs. Henrietta Tarbutton, 1936


The Dickinson-House
761. The Dickinson house circa 1740 is one of Trappe's oldest houses.




Riker's Island, at the mouth of Bolingbroke Creek
762. Riker's Island, at the mouth of Bolingbroke Creek, as seen from Bolingbroke Farm about 1915.


Bible owned by George Moore
763. Bible owned by George Moore, Trappe, Co. H 1st Eastern Shore Volunteers


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Local Politics



Adams for House of Delegates
767. Charles B. Adams, Jr., candidate for House of Delegates, 1966.
Adams for House of Delegates
768. Charles B. Adams, Jr., candidate for House of Delegates campaign advertisement
Adams for senator
769. Charles B. Adams, Sr., Republican for state senator, November 1950
Adams for senator
770. Charles B. Adams, Sr., Talbot Co. Treasurer, Dec. 1943


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Trappe Artifacts Gallery 7. PEOPLE, PLACES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND POLITICS