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Quote of the DayWay Back Machine

Quote of the Day, Mid-1700s: “Foppery, Idleness & Dissipation are Striding Briskly On” in Chestertown, Md.

In his book Rivers of the Eastern Shore, the writer Hulbert Footner travels up this waterway and then that on, reporting on what he sees and discussing the history and culture of the towns he comes upon. Here is a little bit of what he had to say while sailing up the Chester River, on the Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland, about Chestertown in the…
DestinationsRoad Trips

The Lighthouse that Lived Three Different Lives and is Still Going Strong

Many folks think of the Choptank River Lighthouse in Cambridge, Md. as a newish thing, and, in a way, they’re right about that. The replica was constructed seven short years ago, but the stories that beacon is built on go clear back to before the Civil War—in fact, you might say that this seven-year-old lighthouse is celebrating its 161st birthday this year. In the photo…
Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS November 2019: Fun Times & Cool Events on the Delmarva Peninsula

The November 2019 MONTH OF FUNDAYS newsletter connects you with scores of fun events and cool happenings on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware. We are talking tall ships, waterfowl extravaganzas, oyster festivals, artsy affairs, and much more. Click here to see the November 2019 edition. Here’s hoping it inspires you to get out & go! Thank you for reading!
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Jim Duffy Will Share “Underground Railroad Stories” from Delmarva” in Greenwood, Del. on Nov. 14

Author and storyteller Jim Duffy of Secrets of the Eastern Shore will tell tales about “Underground Railroad Journeys on Delmarva” in a presentation and discussion at the Amity Coffee Roasters & Cafe in Greenwood, Delaware on Thursday, Nov. 14. The presentation is based on Duffy’s book, Tubman Travels: 32 Underground Railroad Journeys on Delmarva. Sponsored by the Greenwood Public Library, the event begins at 6pm…