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FREE PREVIEW: ‘Notoriously Scandalous’ at the Oxford-Bellevue Ferry

One of the adventures in my second collection of Eastern Shore Road Trips: One-Day Adventures on Delmarva is the "Five Ferries Tour," which will have you (and your car) making five different river and bay crossings aboard history-laden routes. If all goes according to plan, the new book will be out in early summer of 2019. The excerpt below covers one of those crossings, at…
From the BooksTubman TravelsWay Back Machine

TUBMAN TRAVELS: Sailing a Steamboat South to Freedom

This story of the Tilly escape is a free excerpt from the Secrets of the Eastern Shore guidebook, Tubman Travels: 32 Underground Railroad Journeys on Delmarva.  More information about the book, including where to buy it in stores and online, is available here. BIG PICTURE: Tricks of the Trade Back during the Ottoman Empire, a German military commander named Helmuth von Moltke came up with…
July 16, 2018