“Is on Dorchester & Delaware RR, 12 miles from Cambridge. Situation pleasant, surrounded by a rich farming section, in which the cultivation of small fruits is carried quite successfully. Land well cleared; sells from $10 to $80 per acre; yields large crops of wheat, corn, oats, hay, potatoes, & vegetables.
M.E.Church Rev. J.E.Kidney; P.E. Church Rev. J.H. Chesley, Rector. Choptank Lodge 138, A.F.& A.M.; Centennial 94, Kof P. Two public schools, population 350 James E.Willoughby, postmaster” Businesses/ Professionals: Farmers with ENM postal addresses: Abdell, ___Justice of the Peace Atkinson, FT Andrew, JW, general mdse. Bowen, AL Andrew, T. &Son…genl mdse Cook, James Bramble, JK…genl mdse Dean, James A Briley, WH…genl mdse Dean, J. William Chilcutt & Stevens…carpenters Fletcher, JW Collins, SE…constable Hicks, Joseph S. Dean & Helsby…genl mdse Hurst, William Fletcher, KB…miller Johnson, ES Fletcher, MS…genl mdse Loomis, FE Houston, Dr. Henry W…druggist McAlister, James A. Jacobs,, Dr. JT...physician Newton, Francis A. Jones, Dr. George P…physician Ryan, John H Merrick, MW..clerk Webster, John Millard & Co…packers Webster, Samuel L. Mowbray, TA..Justice Wright, JH Reed, Charles..wheelwright Vickers, Willaim T. Reed, EW….wheelwright Sherman, BF…constable Smith, Thomas K…miller Willoughby, William..undertaker.
[Note: Secretary farmers were not listed separately in 1880 directory, but were in 1882 listings. Also, any 1880 Secretary businesses were likely given as ENM at this time.]