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A New Book of Delmarva Road Trips!

In a brand-new book, Cambridge-based author Jim Duffy spills more "Secrets of the Eastern" while wandering the towns, backroads, beaches, and waterways of the Delmarva Peninsula in hopes of inspiring readers to get out and follow in his footsteps. The book is titled Eastern Shore Road Trips 2: 26 MORE One-Day Adventures on Delmarva. “That’s really my goal here,” says Duffy, the co-founder of Secrets…
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Where to Find Eastern Shore Road Trips 2 in Stores

Here are the stores that are carrying Eastern Shore Road Trips 2: 26 MORE One Day Adventures on Delmarva. More outlets will be added soon! LOWER MARYLAND Ward Museum, Salisbury Delmarva Discovery Museum, Pocomoke City Pam’s Hallmark (South Salisbury Boulevard), Salisbury Pam’s Hallmark (Centre at Salisbury Mall), Salisbury Pam’s Hallmark, West Ocean City MIDDLE MARYLAND Sunnyside Shop, Cambridge Mystery Loves Company Bookstore, Oxford Tilghman Island Country Store,…
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Eastern Shore Road Trips #2: Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS Eastern Shore Road Trips #2: 26 MORE One-Day Adventures on Delmarva TOWNS 1 St. Michaels, Md. 2 Onancock, Va. 3 Laurel & Seaford, Del. 4 Elkton & North East, Md. 5 Accomac, Va. 6 Snow Hill, Md. 7 Wilmington, Del. Riverwalk 8 Eastville & Savage Neck, Va. ISLANDS 9 Kent Island, Md. 10 Smith Island, Md. & Tangier Island, Va. 11 Hoopers…
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PICTURE THIS: Eel Pots on Cambridge Creek

Here is what Jill Jasuta Photography had to say about how she came to shoot some watermen with  a boatload of eel pots on Cambridge Creek: I happened upon waterman Dean Price bringing in eels on the Carrie-Ashlie a few days ago, and he let me take some photos. He uses fabric to sew together each and every eel pot, and his boat is stacked…
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TUBMAN TRAVELS Table of Contents

Here is the Table of Contents for Tubman Travels: 32 Underground Railroad Journeys on Delmarva: 1 ... Modesty on the Choptank (Cambridge, Maryland) 2 ... Flight from the Auction Block (Cambridge, Maryland) 3 ... SIDE TRIP: The Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center (Cambridge, Maryland) 4 ... Welcome to the World, Araminta (Dorchester County, Maryland) 5 ... ‘The Good Old Ship of Zion’: The Christmas Escape, Part…
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The Secrets Pop Up Shop Is Here!

    Secrets of the Eastern Shore has opened up a Pop Up Shop for the holidays! Located in downtown Cambridge, our temporary retail storefront at 412 Race Street is right across from the town’s famous Crab Pot Christmas Tree. We are open Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through Dec. 18. Please email SecretsoftheEasternShore@gmail.com or call 443.477.4490 to ask about other days or make an appointment. In addition…
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Eastern Shore Road Trips: 27 One-Day Adventures on Delmarva

Your adventures on the Delmarva Peninsula are about to get a lot more fun and interesting. The first Secrets of the Eastern Shore guidebook is now available—it’s called Eastern Shore Road Trips: 27 One-Day Adventures on Delmarva. Much more than a travel guide, Eastern Shore Road Trips is full of tales from days gone by and insights into the character and culture of the storied Delmarva…
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Christmas in July

It's hot out there, so why not order Christmas cards? In honor of our heat wave, I have decided to throw in a free gift on any order of 10 or more Christmas cards. The cards cost $4 apiece, but they are only $3 apiece when you get a box of 10 and $2.50 apiece when you get a box of 20. Here they are: Click the image…
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The Eastern Shore Secrets that Everyone Loved in 2015

  When I launched the Secrets of the Eastern Shore website in spring of 2015, it was with fingers crossed and uncertain expectations. I never in a gazillion years imaged that more than 100,000 people would visit before the year was out. Here are the half dozen stories that drew the biggest and most viral audiences along the way--the Most Popular Eastern Shore Secrets of 2015, if you will…