East New Market

Commercial Directories

Dorchester County Commercial Directory

1908-1909 East New Market

“an incorporated town of 400 inhabitants, situated on the Cambridge & 
Seaford Branch of the Phila, Balto, & Wash RR, 12 miles east of Cambridge, 
and 2 miles from Secretary Creek, the steamboat landing.
Georgia Reed, postmaster…”

Business Persons:
Baker, J.A., horses                         
Boston, James E., blacksmith                 
Camper, F.H., mason
Collins, Thomas H., butcher            Area farmers:
ENM Mattress Co.                       Baker, J.A.
ENM Packaging Co.                      Camper, F.H.
Helsby, Mrs B.F., milliner             Crane, Levi
Henry, J.C., general store             DeMott, C.W.
Hitch & Jones, drugs                   Hackett, Alton J.
Holland, E. & Co., general store       Hicks, George
Hooper, E.L., Hotel Chesadel           Hubbard, O.W.
Howard, L.C., gen’l mdse               Hurst, Joseph
Hubbard, O.W., fertilizers             Isenberg, Geo. W.
Jones, E.L., physician                 Nichols, L.W.
Kinney, J.H., general store            Payne, Wm.J.
Lord, E.E.,Jr., gen’l store            Ross, C.N.
May, S.J., grist mill                  Ryan, John
Millard, Frank, machinist              Saxton, J.A.
Millenson, J., dry goods, etc          Smith, James M.
Nichols, H.F., physician               Spence, John S.
Pegelow, Fred, shoemaker               Stedman, Wm.
Saxton, C.L., agricultural implements  Taylor, T.J.
Saxton, J.A., grain                    Tilghman, U.G.
Stevens, E.W.& Co., auto supplies      Webster, V.
Smith, S.J.T., livestock               Wollen, W.J.
Webster, Charles, canner               Wright, Frederick
Webster, Sam’l L., miller/creamer      Wright, L.H.
Webster, S.L , shirt mfg.           (note: a P.O. was opened here on 11/18/1803
Willis, Charles H., hardware        under the name “New Market”, with Robert
Willoughby, Howard H.,              Traverse as P/M. The name was officially 
    undertaker/furniture            changed on 5/10/1827 to East New Market, to
Wright, Isaac, nurseryman           avoid a conflict with Western Shore towns 
Wrightson, R.T., baker              of the same title. William Parrott was the 
                                    1827 postmaster.)