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An Inspiring E-book: ‘I Will Overcome:’ The Soul Stirring Life of Charles A. Tindley

Charles Tindley should be more of a household name. He helped invent a new American art form. The gospel songs he composed are still stirring souls a century after his death. He was a preacher for the ages, drawing more than 10,000 congregants into one of America’s first-ever megachurches. He fed the hungry. He lifted up the poor. He fought racism and injustice. He endured…
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Storyteller Jim Duffy Will Share Fun “Tales from Delmarva” on Sat., Sept. 18 in Pocomoke City, Md.

Author and storyteller Jim Duffy of Secrets of the Eastern Shore will share some of his favorite “Tales from Delmarva” in a talk and discussion on Sat., Sept. 18 at the Delmarva Discovery Museum in Pocomoke City, Md. The event begins at 2pm. Duffy is the author of two collections of Eastern Shore Road Trips, as well as Tubman Travels: 32 Underground Railroad Journeys on…
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Saxis on a Saturday Night! Scenes from Days Gone By

Those of you who've been there know that Saxis is a remote, real-deal watermen community on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. I visited there while working on my book, Eastern Shore Road Trips #1: 27 One-Day Adventures on Delmarva. It's a quiet place nowadays, with one fun restaurant, one tiki bar, and a local history museum being the main attractions for visitors outside of the…
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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.…
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QUOTE OF THE DAY: “If I die, I jus’ die. … I’m gonna put it in God’s hands.”

    "Her name was Beulah, and when we first talked, she told me she was ninety-five years old. ... " So begins one of the many interesting stories relayed by the writer Hal Roth in his book, You Still Can't Get to Puckum, a collection of "folks and tales from Delmarva." Beulah couldn't tell Roth exactly how many children she gave birth to in her…