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Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS: Fun Events & Cool Happenings in June 2019

The June 2019 edition of the MONTH OF FUNDAYS newsletter connects you with scores of fun events and cool happenings coming up on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware. We are talking sailing excursions, outdoor festivals, small-town block parties, garden tours, historical celebrations,  and much, much more. Click here to see the Month of Funday June 2019 issue. Here’s hoping it inspires you to get…
From the BooksRoad Trips

ROAD TRIP 2 BOOK PREVIEW: Boom Times on Tilghman Island

I am moving into the stretch run on my upcoming book, a second collection of Eastern Shore Road Trips: One-Day Adventures on Delmarva. This week I was playing around with a chapter set on Tilghman Island, Maryland--here is an excerpt: Coming Soon! During those boom times, oyster shells were discarded off of Tilghman Island in such volume that they soon congealed into an island that…
The Newsroom

COMING SOON! Eastern Shore Road Trips #2: 26 MORE Adventures on Delmarva

Get ready for more Delmarva adventures! The second book of Eastern Shore Road Trips is set for publication in July 2019. Once again, award-winning writer Jim Duffy will be your guide in wandering along backroads, visiting quaint towns, and seeking out the sweetest scenes the Delmarva Peninsula has to offer. Check out the Table of Contents here. Check out the first Road Trips book here.…
Miscellany

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…
Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS: Cool Events & Fun Happenings in May 2019

The May 2019 edition of the MONTH OF FUNDAYS newsletter connects you with scores of fun events and cool happenings coming up on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware. We are talking sailing excursions, outdoor festivals, small-town block parties, garden tours, historical celebrations,  and much, much more. Click here to see the May 2019 issue. Here’s hoping it inspires you to get out & go!…
From the BooksRoad Trips

FREE PREVIEW: ‘Notoriously Scandalous’ at the Oxford-Bellevue Ferry

One of the adventures in my second collection of Eastern Shore Road Trips: One-Day Adventures on Delmarva is the "Five Ferries Tour," which will have you (and your car) making five different river and bay crossings aboard history-laden routes. If all goes according to plan, the new book will be out in early summer of 2019. The excerpt below covers one of those crossings, at…
Tubman TravelsWay Back Machine

Emancipation in Oxford: Joining the United States Colored Troops

Click on the image for more information about the book and where it's available. In this free excerpt from the book Tubman Travels: 32 Underground Railroad Journeys on Delmarva, a visit to Oxford, Maryland puts travelers in touch with stories about the slave trade there and the way some men found a way to freedom for them and their families by signing on to serve…
Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS: Cool events and fun happenings in April 2019

The April 2019 edition of the MONTH OF FUNDAYS newsletter connects you with scores of fun events and cool happenings coming up on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware. We are talking sea glass shows, outdoor festivals, Easter events, the decoy-carving world championship, and much, much more. Click here to see the April 2019 issue. Here’s hoping it inspires you to get out & go! Thank…
The Newsroom

Secrets of the Eastern Shore Featured on WMDT-TV Story About St. Michaels, “The Town That Fooled the British”

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 St. Michaels, Md. to explore the mix of fact and legend behind the story of how St. Michaels became "The Town That Fooled the British" after a battle during the War of 1812. Duffy is the author of…