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Imagine what it was like surviving hurricanes when their was no warning system [film and photographs]

(Hurricane season is upon us. Imagine not having a warning system like we do today.  This film remind are a good reminder why we should pay heed to all weather warnings.) In the 1930’s, several hurricanes hit the East Coast of America causing devastating damage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4w24sRoJ7s Seven Superstorms of the Northeast: And Other Blizzards, Hurricanes & […]

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The Eastern Shore of Virginia & Maryland holds many secrets about American history

Inspired by true events, Col. John Washington (ancestor of President George Washington), Randall Revell, Tom Cottingham, and Edmund Beauchamp ward off Indian attacks and conquer the wilds of Maryland’s Eastern shore in 17th century colonial America in this historical novel, FreeHearts. This is the third book in the Tapestry of Love Series by Donna R. Causey. […]

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[Pictures vintage store] – Coffren Store in Maryland, the only intact example of 19th century general merchandise store

The Coffren Store in Maryland is a rare example of a well-preserved, mid 19th-century general merchandise store. Small local stores of this type one-room utilitarian structures including a Post Office once commonly dotted the rural landscape of the county. Most have long since disappeared, and the few others remaining have been altered. The Coffren Store […]