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“The complex task of writing history”

About a year or so ago I was asked to write the narrative about lynching history for a historical marker proposed for Salisbury, Maryland. This task was THE most procrastinated of all my procrastinations throughout 2018, and frankly, I puzzled … Continue reading

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Rev. Charles Albert Tindley: “Prince of Preachers” & Composer

Delmarva Eastern Shore’s African American History is best known as the birthplace of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman. But there were many more influential African Americans from the Eastern Shore.  Among them was the Rev. Charles Albert Tindley (1851-1933), often … Continue reading

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Compelling photo: 1933 Princess Anne, MD

I recommend you use earphones while viewing this video. It isn’t long, about 10 minutes and will likely seem boring to you. I also apologize for my narration.  I speak slowly, much slower than normal, but only because I oddly … Continue reading

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The 1924 news of the KKK

It has been some time since I’ve written to this blog, but here goes. This past weekend events in Charlottesville, Virginia has reared the ugly face of fear and the KKK (and other similar extremist groups).  Granted a permit to … Continue reading

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Barbed Wire

Yes, it has been a while since contributing to my blog.  Life is my excuse. What’s worse is that this post seemingly has nothing to do with the theme of my blog.  But in truth I have always had an … Continue reading

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Mob Law on Delmarva, by Linda Duyer

I would like to announce the release of my book, “Mob Law on Delmarva.” The book is self-published and will be available near the end of next week through  And copies can be obtained by contacting me. How prevalent … Continue reading

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Talbot’s Treasure Trove of History

Brice Stump’s article today, January 5, 2014, in the Daily Times is a must see.  I had heard of the incredible continuous journals detailing daily life in Talbot County, Maryland, during and following the period of slavery, but today for … Continue reading

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