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The Best Trip You’ll Never Get to Take: Cobb’s Island Hotel in the 1860s

This is an excerpt from my book, You Wouldn't Believe: 44 Strange and Wondrous Delmarva Tales. You can find more info on that and my other books at this link. Outdoorsman Alexander Hunter wrote an essay describing his visit to the Cobb Island (Va.) Hotel shortly after it opened on the barrier island of that name off of Virginia's Eastern Shore. The essay was published…