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THE LOVE POINT HOTEL

Due to responses I had about my last blog post on old local postcards and the Love Point Hotel, I’d like to share here excerpts on the topic from my two nonfiction books published by The History Press, … 30 more words

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OLD POSTCARDS

I’m not yet a card carrying member of the Ephemera Society, http://www.ephemerasociety.org/def.html, but I am a paper pack-rat.

Ephemera is “things that exist or are used or enjoyed for only a short time. 683 more words

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QUEEN ANNE'S GRADS -1966, 1924 & 1906+-

Queen Anne’s County High School is located in Centreville, Maryland, the seat of my home county, and was built in 1966.

Under the guidance of Superintendent Harry Rhodes, the school was created with the desegregation of the nation’s educational system, twelve years after the Supreme Court’s Brown vs. 203 more words

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KENT ISLAND TALES & TASTES

Kent Island Tales & Tastes, compiled by Editor Martha Lostrom, has been released by the Rotary of Kent Island, and this little book is filled to the brim with stories and recipes from the Chesapeake Bay’s gateway to the Land of Pleasant Living. 673 more words

Eastern Shore

DR. THEODOR SATTLEMAIER

Theodor Sattelmaier was born on February 16, 1897, in the small German farming village of Schluchtern.

As a teenage soldier in the First World War, young Sattelmaier suffered the twin deprivations of exposure and starvation while witnessing firsthand the traumatic death and destruction of one of history’s most horrific, senseless, and encompassing conflicts. 755 more words

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BACK TO THE BAY TIMES Part 2

In January 1967, Ray and Katie Cray Ewing celebrated their 50th anniversary. The Ewings are a well-known and well regarded local family, with roots going back to Maryland’s earliest days and branches that continue to grow. 637 more words

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BACK TO THE BAY TIMES - Part 1

Welcome to the new look of easternshorebrent.

Last year, through a series of events major and minor, including the passing of everybody’s best buddy, Gil Dunn, I ended up in possession of several hundred old copies of my local newspaper. 588 more words

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