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QUOTE OF THE DAY: Tight Fit in Tyaskin–“You kin do’t, Cap’n Johnny! You kin do’t!”

    In his 1922 book, Delaware and the Eastern Shore, the writer Edward Noble Vallandigham recounted the scenes and events of a trip around the Chesapeake aboard various steamboats. Here he departs Salisbury, heading down the Wicomico and then, soon enough, up the Nanticoke, where the steamboat he's aboard needs to dock at the notoriously tricky landing of little Tyaskin, in Wicomico County. The…
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Salisbury Gems: The Ward Museum and City Park

  “Two dumb country boys.” That’s how Lem Ward liked to describe himself and his brother, Steve. They were born in the last years of the 19th century and lived in Crisfield. Both were barbers by trade, just like their father. They shared a shop, in fact. And for fun, they sang in a little barbershop quartet. Darn if those two dumb country boys didn’t end…