Tag Archives: Chesapeake City

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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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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History unlocked at the C&D Canal Museum

C&D Canal spans waterways, and maritime history Of all the sights that visitors to Chesapeake City, Maryland, can see, only a handful of tourists and locals alike manage to make their way to the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Museum. Those … Continue reading

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Winter’s last hurrah can bring March snowfalls

Winter struck late in 1958, and it almost seemed unfair, considering that the deep snow came in late March. It was an incredible snowfall, with measurements of 42 inches coming in from residents near the Susquehanna River in Maryland. The … Continue reading

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Summertime book events and signings

I have a few more events coming up and I’m excited about them because it gets me out from behind the keyboard. I read recently about how a writer is a recluse addicted to hot drinks … that sounds like … Continue reading

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More mystery in historic Chesapeake City

In case you missed it, the Cecil Whig newspaper and website published another Chesapeake City mystery featuring the characters from “Delmarva Renovators.” Tom and Mac first appeared in “The House that Went Down with the Ship,” which is an old house … Continue reading

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Book signing … maybe in the snow?

Pen? Check. Books? Check. All signed and ready to go for the book signing tonight 6-8 pm at the Old Gray Mare in historic Chesapeake City on the water in Maryland. This is part of the town’s Candlelight House Tour, … Continue reading

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Delaware News Journal article: If these old walls could talk

By Ken Mammarella The (Delaware) News Journal The mystery started when the old man knocked on the door of the old house, once owned by his mother. “Did you ever find any money in the house?” he asked plaintively. No … Continue reading

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SUGAR POP MOON author John Florio talks moonshine, movies and Prohibition history

Author John Florio will visit the Chesapeake City Branch Library in Maryland on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 2-3 p.m. to talk about his new novel, SUGAR POP MOON. Set in the speakeasies of Prohibition-era Philadelphia and Brooklyn, this is the … Continue reading

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THE HOUSE THAT WENT DOWN WITH THE SHIP gets some press!

Hometown history: Author finds inspiration for mystery in own backyard By Casey Fabris Special to the Whig | Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 7:00 am CHESAPEAKE CITY — If you live in a house as old as David Healey’s, you … Continue reading

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