Tag Archives: Delmarva Legends and Lore

Delmarva accents: Delmarvese is a language unto its own

by David Healey As if anyone needed further proof that Delmarva is a place unto itself, the people speak a different tongue. This language of the land between the bays is known as Delmarvese. You’ve heard it, even if you … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Bay’s last War of 1812 battle

Battle of the Ice Mound was last War of 1812 battle on Chesapeake Bay Here is a chapter from Delmarva Legends & Lore to mark the anniversary of the last War of 1812 battle in Maryland, which took place at … Continue reading

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Remembering the Spanish flu epidemic in Cecil County

This is the time of year when everyone seems to be coming down with something and flu season is in full swing. From the files, I came across some research about the Spanish flu epidemic in Cecil County, Md., nearly … Continue reading

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Delmarva Legends & Lore now an eBook!

Here’s a little something to put on that Kindle or Nook you got for Christmas … an eBook version of Delmarva Legends & Lore. History Press made this title available recently as an ebook. Back last summer, they said they … Continue reading

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