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Secrets of the Eastern Shore featured on WMDT-TV News Segment on Harriet Tubman

Secrets of the Eastern Shore co-founder Jim Duffy was featured recently in a news story on WMDT-TV Channel 47 News in Salisbury, Md. Reporter Erica Murphy visited the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in the countryside outside of Cambridge, Md. to explore the life and legacy of Harriet Tubman, the famed Underground Railroad conductor who was born here on Maryland's Eastern Shore in the 1820s.…
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Chincoteague Character of the Day: Thomas Downing, the ‘Oyster King’ of NYC

Growing up in Chincoteague, Va. in the 1790s and the first decade of the 1800s, Thomas Downing spent much of his time fishing, oystering, digging up clams, and catching terrapins. He must have spent a good bit of time around the kitchen as well, considering the way he grew up to become one of the most famous restaurateurs in New York City—the “Oyster King of…
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Month of Fundays: February 2019 Fun Events & Happenings

The February 2019 edition of the MONTH OF FUNDAYS newsletter connects you with lots of great events coming up on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware. We are talking music, food, muskrats, oysters, Valentine's, history, and more. Click here to see the February 2019 issue. Here’s hoping it inspires you to get out & go! Thank you for reading! PS: The photo up top here…
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Author Jim Duffy shares “Underground Railroad Journeys” in Pocomoke City on Sun., Feb. 10

Award-winning writer and storyteller Jim Duffy will share keystone stories, surprising finds, and life lessons learned from his work on the book, Tubman Travels: 32 Underground Railroad Journeys on Delmarva. The presentation in Pocomoke City, Md. will touch on a number of heroes of the Underground Railroad here on the Eastern Shore, including Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. The presentation is at 2pm on Sunday, Feb.…