Choptank & Tuckahoe culture, inventoried

The Old Harford Town Maritime Center (OHTMC) in West Denton is no more.  But OHTMC’s legacy continues. Choptank River Heritage sites were first catalogued by OHTMC and published in two volumes: Maryland’s Upper Choptank River and Tuckahoe River Cultural Resource Inventory

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Ships in a sea of Eastern Shore corn

You fly down Route 404 across the Delmarva Peninsula, like Lawrence and his Arab fighters across the Sinai, 380 horsepower and Camels on the dash.   Through a sea of sand toward Suez. Through a sea of corn toward Rehoboth.     Traffic comes

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Change was inevitable. So was the map.

If change was inevitable, so was the map that shows it.   See changes in Caroline County, 1875 – 1897 – 1905.    

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USGS does the Shore

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) started printing beautiful paper maps of the American West in the 1860s.   Then worked its way east until it finally got to:

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1897 is a certified true copy of the original

It’s 1897.   Here.

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