Category Archives: Delmarva History

From the Bay Journal, a history of canvasbacks on Susquehanna Flats

By Ad Crable • Bay Journal (read the complete article here) (Note: This was a great article about canvasbacks and hunting on the Susquehanna River that I wanted to share here. Reading about those market gunners, it’s amazing that the … Continue reading

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Watch the C&D Canal Documentary on MPT

Chesapeake City’s connection with Showboat and the canal’s role in the Civil War It was a pleasure to have a small part in this amazing documentary on the C&D Canal and Chesapeake City! I was able to talk about the … Continue reading

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Meet the Legendary Writers of the Chesapeake

Chesapeake Writers: Literary legends from around the bay Please join us for a Chesapeake Writers talk on May 7 at 6:30 pm at the North East branch library. Local author David Healey will introduce you to our own literary legends … Continue reading

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Spanish flu epidemic raged 100 years ago

This video comes courtesy of the Cecil County Public Library, where the talk was given.   More than 100 years ago, the Spanish flu epidemic struck worldwide, leaving millions dead. Even the small towns of Maryland and Delaware were impacted … Continue reading

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Returning ospreys have become rite of spring

High atop the Chesapeake City bridge, a pair of ospreys has returned to its nest, just as the birds have done each spring for the last several years. These birds of prey have a hawk eye’s view of the town … Continue reading

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Eastern Shore anthology arrives

  The Eastern Shore is a unique place, so it’s fitting that this new anthology features writers and writing from our Chesapeake Bay region. Bay to Ocean: The Year’s Best Writing from the Eastern Shore offers fiction, nonfiction, and poetry … Continue reading

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