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The latest news, products, and announcements from Secrets of the Eastern Shore.

Arriving in September! ‘Tubman Travels: 32 Underground Railroad Journeys on Delmarva’

The inspiring stories of the Underground Railroad come alive for our times in Tubman Travels: 32 Underground Railroad Journeys on Delmarva. Join award-winning author Jim Duffy as he wanders the Delmarva Peninsula in search of sites and scenes that put modern-day travelers in touch with unforgettable tales from the courageous journeys that Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, and an array of lesser known heroes took through this historic region [...]

What Readers Are Saying About “Eastern Shore Road Trips: 27 One-Day Adventures on Delmarva”

The response to the first Secrets of the Eastern Shore guidebook has been really overwhelming for this first-time book author! Here are just a few samples of comments & reviews I've collected along the way. CL Marshall on Facebook: "My parents picked up this book at The Book Bin. They love it! Since then they've put a lot of miles on the truck! They've been down [...]


Below are the stores and events where you can buy copies of Eastern Shore Road Trips in person. Most outlets are on the Delmarva Peninsula. Scroll down if you are interested in shops in the Baltimore area. AT THE BEACH • Pam's Hallmark in Ocean City (formerly the News Center) • Browseabout Books in Rehoboth Beach • Bethany Beach Books in Bethany Beach • Pam's Hallmark in The Shops at Sea Coast shopping center in Rehoboth [...]

The Secrets Pop Up Shop Is Here!

NEWS FLASH: We are doing our first and only sale of the season on New Year's Eve! 17% off most everything to welcome in 2017! If you haven't heard about the BIG BOAT DROP at midnight, you can find those details here. Keep reading for more about the shop--we are at 412 Race St., right across from the Crab Basket Tree! Secrets of the Eastern Shore has opened up a [...]

The Secrets Christmas Agenda 2016!

We are going to be busy little elves this holiday season! On top of filling customer orders for Eastern Shore-themed greeting cards and photo prints available here on our website, there is all of this coming up: • SIGNING #1: On Black Friday, Nov. 25, Secrets founder Jim Duffy will be at Sundial Books in Chincoteague, signing copies of the new Secrets guidebook, "Eastern Shore Road Trips: 27 One-Day Adventures on [...]

What’s Up With the Tip Jar?

Secrets of the Eastern Shore launched a few months back with two or three starter stories and big "Coming Soon" signs everywhere else. The work of building out a venture like this and offering lots of free content takes time--lots of it. The tip jar gives you opportunity to help us get more of the wherewithal we need to devote more time right away to writing great stories, taking sweet photos and [...]

Wintry Mix 2016: A Secrets Collection of Sweet & Snowy Scenes on the Shore

Welcome to the Winter Wonderland, Eastern Shore style! As fans of the Secrets Facebook page already know, we are building up a fantabulous inventory of Sweet Scenes for every season on the Delmarva peninsula. Welcome to the Wintry Mix, 2016. This little collection is still under construction, and new formats and images may be coming aboard in the weeks ahead. But in the meantime, all Wintry Mix shots are available as greeting [...]

The Valentines Collection: Sweet Shore-Themed Cards From Secrets of the Eastern Shore

Welcome to the Valentines Collection! This is the place to come for a sweet mix of cards that will fit your Valentine's Day needs, from sweetheart and spouse to grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Five cards are in the 2016 collection. (1) The Baby Ducks Greeting Card is sure to evoke a sweet sigh from everyone. It features an image by Jill Jasuta Photography that ranks among our most popular [...]

Seasonal Greeting Cards Celebrating the Region Now Available at the Eastern Shore Store

Secrets of the Eastern Shore announced this week the release of five fun holiday and wintertime greeting cards for the coming Christmas season. One of the cards features an illustration of muskrats by the artist Yuching Chen; the other four feature the work of the award-winning Jill Jasuta Photography. The cards are now available at the EASTERN SHORE STORE, the online shop with products that celebrate all things local here [...]

New Cambridge business to help people explore, celebrate the Shore

A new website designed to help connect people with fun places and good times in the Eastern Shore region is now up and running. The project is the work of a new business called Secrets of the Eastern Shore, which bills itself as “your ticket to fun in paradise.” “My goal is to make it super easy for everyone to enjoy and explore the Shore,” says company founder Jim Duffy, a Cambridge [...]