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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.
Good Times & Fun Events

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…
Eastern Shore of Virginia Beach Scene
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QUOTE OF THE DAY: “That morning, we’d all pile in the workboats and go to Red Hills”

    Back before Chincoteague was a big tourism deal, folks from all over the Eastern Shore and points beyond used to flock to a resort called Red Hills to do their swimming and picnicking. Named for the color of the dirt on tall ridge behind the beach, Red Hills was on the Chincoteague Bay near Sinnockson, a tiny hamlet between Greenbackville and Horntown. There…
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What Readers Are Saying About “Eastern Shore Road Trips: 27 One-Day Adventures on Delmarva”

    The response to the first Secrets of the Eastern Shore guidebook has been really overwhelming for this first-time book author! Here are just a few samples of comments & reviews I've collected along the way. CL Marshall on Facebook: "My parents picked up this book at The Book Bin. They love it! Since then they've put a lot of miles on the truck! They've…
2020 Events: Berlin Bathtub Races on Maryland's Eastern Shore
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17 Delmarva Events to Put on Your 2017 Calendar Right Now

    The National Outdoor Show Golden Hill, MD Feb. 24-25, 2017 The 72nd edition of this Shore classic will feature a sweet small-town beauty pageant, the World Championship of Muskrat Skinning, and lots of other activities and displays thick with the culture of remote South Dorchester County. (NOTE: On Sun., Feb. 26, the outdoor Crawfish Boil & Muskrat Stew Festival in downtown Cambridge caps off…