Worker Housing of the Seafood Industry-Cambridge, Maryland

Worker Housing of the Seafood Industry-Cambridge, Maryland

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This house located near downtown Cambridge, Maryland was likely built for workers of the nearby crab and oyster packing industries on the waterfront. This 2 story house's building style is commonly found in the core area surrounding the downtown. The typical dimensions of these home are 16 feet in width by 26 feet in length. This house is one of two remaining at the northwest corner of Maryland Avenue and Hayward Street although the 1918 Sanborn Map shows 5-6 dwellings of the same configuration along Maryland Avenue. #blue_crab #Cambridge_Creek #Cambridge_Maryland #Cambridge_Waterfront #Chesapeake_Bay #Choptank_River #crab_picking #Dorchester_County #downtown_Cambridge #Eastern_Shore #factory_housing #oyster #oyster_shucking #seafood_industry #small_house #Watermen #worker_housing
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