Black History

They run off the Quaker but lynch the Free Black Man.

They run off the Quaker but lynch the Free Black Man.

The mob from neighboring Dorchester County, intent on tar and feathers forced Arthur Leverton to “make tracks for parts unknown” and pitched upon Daniel Hubbard, ready to carry him to Cambridge and hang him merely on suspicion.

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“Tuckahoe” by Robert Durwood Madison

“Tuckahoe” by Robert Durwood Madison

In observance of Black History Month, we’re publishing Tuckahoe, a cycle of poems which beckon us to learn more about Frederick Douglass’s life and times – and to Stand in the Place.

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Where the Dead Rise Up

Where the Dead Rise Up

You might not see them from the road. You have to stop and get out. Walk around for a closer look. Crypts floating to the surface.

This is St. Paul AME Church. It’s one of dozens of segregated black churches that organized in Caroline County and throughout the Eastern Shore of Maryland after 1865.

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War Heroes

Haunted by the Heroes of 1776

Haunted by the Heroes of 1776

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A Veteran’s Day salute to Cpl Wm. H. Carney, 38th US Colored Troops

A Veteran’s Day salute to Cpl Wm. H. Carney, 38th US Colored Troops

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Caroline’s other Colonel is not as Cool

Caroline’s other Colonel is not as Cool

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Courageous Women

The death of 2LT Louise Hollister “somewhere in the Pacific”

The death of 2LT Louise Hollister “somewhere in the Pacific”

“On moonlit nights here, you can see so far.”

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The true reason why Frederick Douglass gave his heart to Anna Murray

The true reason why Frederick Douglass gave his heart to Anna Murray

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First woman President of NAACP got her start in Denton

First woman President of NAACP got her start in Denton

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Everyday Citizens

The black blacksmith with a bellowy laugh

The black blacksmith with a bellowy laugh

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Socialist radicals on the Choptank

Socialist radicals on the Choptank

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How the Wheeler Line served the people on the Choptank and Tuckahoe Rivers

How the Wheeler Line served the people on the Choptank and Tuckahoe Rivers

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