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Tri-State Marker Trail Dedication and Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Mason Dixon Survey

Press Release — Friends of White Clay Creek Preserve June 6, 2015 (National Trails Day) 9am to 1 pm Download a flyer here. It has all the hikes and details about the event! Join the Friends of White Clay Creek Preserve … Continue reading

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94-Year Old Relative of Officer Killed in Line of Duty in 1915 Attends Wilmington Police Ceremony

May 8, 2015, the Wilmington Police Department unveiled a memorial wall honoring the ten members of the Wilmington Police Force who have been killed in the line of duty .  A member of the current police academy, the 96th class, read … Continue reading

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Maryland Paper Money: An Illustrated History, 1864-1935 Released

A new regional title, Maryland Paper Money:  An Illustrated History, 1864-1935, by J Fred Maples has been released.  This 348-page hardcover book documents Maryland’s national currency era of banking from 1864 to 1935.  Among 300 photos of surviving notes are … Continue reading

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History Happy Hour Features Talk about Steamboats on the Chester River

Press Release — Historical Society of Kent County Join us for History Happy Hour from 4 to 6 on Friday, May 1 at the Bordley History Center, 301 High Street, Chestertown. The Chester River was one of the earliest rivers … Continue reading

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Drys Walk in Dover to Stop the Flow of Booze in 1907

For the first time since 1856 prohibition became the law of the land in part of Delaware, following one of the most exciting elections the State had ever seen at that time.  A question had been put before the voters, … Continue reading

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Blogging Mill Creek Hundred History While Piecing Together Puzzles About the Past

The Mill Creek Hundred History Blog (MCHHB) published by Scott Palmer contains interesting narratives about notable buildings, people and places in this part of Delaware.  This platform, a virtual treasure trove of wonderful stories, is the place to learn about … Continue reading

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Learn About Life for Young Ladies in the 1860s Through Dance, Games & Music of the Period

The Hannah More Academy returns to Middletown August 3-7, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The focus this year is the life of women during the American Civil War, with an emphasis on the arts. The camp is geared … Continue reading

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