Utica, Maryland

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Utica
neighborhood statistical area
Coordinates: 39°31′34″N 77°23′38″W / 39.52611°N 77.39389°W / 39.52611; -77.39389Coordinates: 39°31′34″N 77°23′38″W / 39.52611°N 77.39389°W / 39.52611; -77.39389
Country United States
State Maryland
County Frederick County
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 410 and 443

Utica, Maryland, also known as Utica Mills, is an unincorporated community located in Frederick County, Maryland, at the intersection of Old Frederick Road and Lenhart Road.[1][2]

It is home to St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church.[3]

Utica Covered Bridge, also known as the Utica Mills Covered Bridge, is located nearby.[4]

History[edit]

During the Civil War, the 18th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry arrived at the outskirts of Utica on Tuesday, July 7, 1863.[5]

Dr. George F. Smith, one of the first druggists to serve Coca-Cola, and founder of the Rosebud Perfume Company in Woodsboro, Maryland, taught school in Utica for five years, before becoming a druggist in 1902.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Utica (in Frederick County, MD) Populated Place Profile". MD Home Town Locator. Retrieved June 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Feature Detail Report for Utica". USGS Geographic Names Information System. U.S. Department of the Interior. Retrieved June 16, 2014. 
  3. ^ "St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Frederick Co., MD". USGenWeb Tombstone Project. Retrieved 2014-06-14. 
  4. ^ "Utica Mills Covered Bridge by Joan Carroll - Utica Mills Covered Bridge Photograph". Pixels.com. Retrieved 2014-06-14. 
  5. ^ "The Pursuit - Tuesday, July 7, 1863". Touch the Elbow - Blogging the Civil War. Retrieved 2014-06-14. 
  6. ^ "History". Rosebud Perfume Co. Retrieved 2014-06-14. 
  7. ^ "Aerial Photography Map of Utica, MD Maryland Latitude: 39.525934 , Longitude: -77.393874". www.landsat.com. Retrieved 2014-06-14.