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Shore Fun Excerpt: Deal Island and the Road to Rumbley

My book Shore Fun: The Delmarva Wanderer's Guide features snapshot descriptions of more than 125 destinations on the Delmarva Peninsula. Plus, more than 150 annual events, broken out conveniently by season of the year. Below is one sample destination, a history-laden and scenery-filled adventure along backroads on the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland. Info on the book here. On the road to Deal Island (Route…
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GOING PLACES: Green Hill Church, a Colonial Gem Built in 1733

The Delmarva Peninsula has its share of big tourism draws that we all love to visit. But for me the best joys of the place involve wandering along country backroads lined with lush farm fields and pine stands in search of this, that, or another hidden treasure. Let's start this excursion in the year 1733: • George Washington, hero of the Revolution, celebrated his first birthday.…
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Shore Fun Sampler: Going Natural on the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Welcome to my first Shore Fun sampler—something I’ll do once in a while if you all seem to like it. My 2023 book, Shore Fun! The Wanderer’s Guide to Delmarva, is an all-in-one travel guide that connects you with more than 150 annual events and more than 125 destinations. The three outdoorsy destinations below come from a 25-item chapter on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.…
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ROAD TRIP! Delaware Beach Safari

This is a free excerpt from my book, Eastern Shore Road Trips #1: 27 One-Day Adventures on Delmarva. More info about that and my other books exploring the history, travel, and culture on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware here. There are two kinds of beaches on the Delmarva Peninsula, and they are as different one from the other as big cities are from rural…
August 3, 2022
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Road Trip! The Dover Ingenuity Trio

This is a free excerpt from my book, Eastern Shore Road Trips #1: 27 One-Day Adventures on Delmarva. More info about that and my other books exploring the history, travel, and culture on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware here. When Eldridge Reeves Johnson graduated from Dover Academy in 1882, the school’s director gave him some blunt advice: “You are too god damned dumb to…
August 3, 2022