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Ridgely

Reverend Greenbury Ridgely’s grain field is the site where this ‘strawberry’ town was established in May 1867. Caroline County’s first railroad started here, which ultimately led to Ridgely’s boom and its bust as more accessible transportation brought new competition for strawberries and grains. The present streetscape reflects that transient prosperity during the countywide canning boom (1895-1919). The former rail line is being transformed into a trail for hikers and bikers that like the outdoors and small town America. High adventure seekers can try hang gliding from the airport at Ridgely. www.ridgelymd.org

Ridgely