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National Folk Festival in Salisbury, Maryland
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18 Delmarva Events to Put on Your 2018 Calendar Right Now

      From brand new arrivals like the National Folk Festival in Salisbury to old standbys like the Hard Crab Derby in Crisfield, here are 18 items to put on your calendar for 2018: Jan. 26-28 Fire & Ice Festival Bethany Beach, Del. Put your long johns on and get your winter in gear at this first-time-ever weekend-long festival featuring ice sculptures, ice skating,…
Onancock Creek on Virginia's Eastern Shore
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QUOTE OF THE DAY: “No more beautiful spot for a dwelling anywhere” than Onancock Creek

    John Sergeant Wise spent much of his 19th century childhood along Onancock Creek on the Eastern Shore, in Accomack County, Virginia. Later, he would grow up and become a politician, lawyer, and writer whose work took him to Richmond, Washington, D.C., and New York City, among other places. This is from his 1899 memoir, The End of an Era. Wise was born in…
Secrets of the Eastern Shore Christmas
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The Christmastime Fun Lineup, 2017

    Merry Christmas! Here is your handy-dandy guide to more than 50 holiday happenings on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware, from small-town holiday parties to music, dance, sing-a-longs, and much more. (If you are looking for the region's lineup of Christmas parades, this is the place to go for that handy-dandy guide.) OUT ON THE TOWNS • The Downtown Milford Holiday Stroll is…
Christmas Parade in St. Michaels, on Maryland's Eastern Shore
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The Christmas Parade Lineup in 2017

    Here is your handy-dandy 2017 guide to Christmas Parades on the Shore and in Southern Delaware. Click on the parade title and you will head to a link with details. Did I miss a parade in your town? Let me know in the comments section below, and I will update the main page when I can. Click on Santa for info on getting this book…
Downtown Chincoteague, Virginia on the Eastern Shore, 1910
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QUOTE OF THE DAY: Chincoteague in 1913–The Times They Were a Changin’

    You know how some folks are always complaining about development and crowds and progress on the Eastern Shore, how they keep saying everything used to be friendlier and better back in the day? Inspiration Awaits! Click on the cover to learn more about this Secrets of the Eastern Shore book by Jim Duffy, Well, those same kinds of people were saying those same…
Sea Witch Halloween Festival in Rehoboth Beach, Del.
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Halloween Fun on Delmarva, 2018

    Happy Halloween, everyone! Here is a little guide to Halloween Fun on Delmarva that I worked up to help get you in the spirit. If I missed a big event in your town, please add in the comments ... HAUNTED TOURS, HOUSES, FORTS, FORESTS, & ... A LIBRARY • There are lots of CHESAPEAKE GHOST WALKS and paranormal investigations to choose from in the coming…
Road Trips


Below are stores where you can buy copies of Tubman Travels: 32 Underground Railroad Journeys on Delmarva. I have organized the participating stores by region, and I expect to be adding new stores on a regular basis. If these stores are not convenient for you, your favorite bookstore should be able to order the book for you. (If you have any trouble getting such an…