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Historical Images from the Lower Eastern Shore

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Bivalve - Corny Messick0 viewsCornelius Messick, Cabinetmaker and Undertaker, Bivalve, Wicomico County - Photo, circa late 19th century
Salisbury - Wicomico Courthouse0 views
Crisfield0 views
Crisfield - Repairing Oyster Boats0 views
Crisfield - Housing for Workers at the W. T. Handy Packing House, 19440 views
Green Hill - CemTrek 20020 viewsHere they are standing in front of the Green Hill Church 4 Aug 2002. The CemTrekkers, shown left to right, are: Lindsey VanAssche, Shari Handley, Roy Lesher, Leah Handley, Paul Willing, Ralph Willing, Joyce Crouch and Ted Lokey. Another unbelievably hot CemTrek day. Actually, it would be *more* unbelievable if it were cool, I guess. :)
Wenona - Deal Island Waterman, 194028 viewsEdward T. "Eddie" Corbett
Wenona - Deal Island Boys, 19400 viewsErnest Prettyman "Skiggs" Hoffman, age 15, and Harvey William Horseman, age 12. Both were sons of Deal Island watermen.
Wenona - Deal Island Waterman, 19400 viewsEdward T. "Eddie" Corbett
Wenona - Deal Island Waterman, 19400 viewsHolly Abbott
Deal Island Methodist Church0 viewsfront view
Deal Island Methodist Church0 viewsback view with cemetery
Salisbury - Deer's Head Hospital0 viewsLocated just north of Salisbury, next to Johnson's pond, Deer's Head was the first chronic disease hospital in Maryland. It was dedicated July 20, 1950.
Salisbury - Division Street1 viewsshowing the Masonic Temple and the post office about 1930
Ocean City - Dolle's Candyland 0 viewsBoardwalk at Wicomico Street, near the pier in Ocean City, about 1920
Princess Anne - Tending the Garden0 viewsElderly woman tends her garden near Princess Anne, 1940
Salisbury - Eastern Shore College of Business and English0 viewsabout 1907
Upper Fairmount - Fairmount Academy0 viewsAlso known as the Potato Neck School, Fairmount Academy was constructed between 1860 and 1867 to serve as a public school for the Potato Neck District
Tyaskin - F.B. Culver Store0 viewsThe store was built around 1870-80 and was known as Covington & Culver during the late 19th century. In addition to the mercantile business, Covington & Culver also owned a sawmill and canning operation, as well as several bugeyes that worked the Chesapeake Bay. The store was torn down in the 1970s or 1980s.
Berlin - Genesar0 viewsLocated on Sinepuxent Neck west of Berlin, Genesar was built in about 1732 by Maj. John Purnell. This picture is from the HABS survey and is from about 1970. Its condition has only further deteriorated since then and today, it is little more than a ruin.
Berlin - Genesar Historical Marker0 views
Green Hill Methodist Church Cemetery0 viewsLocated on Senkbeil Road, which jogs off of and back into the northwest side of Whitehaven Road and north side of Green Hill Creek (between Head Of The Creek Rd. and Nebo Rd.) There is no church building in the area, but Jacobs' book identifies it as Green Hill Methodist Church cemetery. This photo was taken during CemTrek 2002. Also has been identified as the Taylor Family Burying Ground.
Salisbury - Wicomico River at the Lemmon Hill area31 viewsF.A. Grier & Sons machine shop/Salisbury Foundry, about 1900
Eden - Romani Girl, 19400 viewsFarm Security Administration photo of a "gypsy" girl whose family lived on U.S. 13 about 5 miles south of Salisbury.
Salisbury - Steamer Virginia at Wicomico Harbor, 19070 views
Hebron - Walnut Street about 19000 views
Hebron - Hauling Logs in about 19000 views
Salisbury - Lemmon Hill (John B. Parsons Home for the Aged)4 viewsOriginally part of Pemberton's Good Will, Lemmon Hill was named for a Dr. Richard Lemmon who lived there until he died in 1857. A huge old white oak tree stood on this land, and the first Old School Baptist sermon ever heard on the Eastern Shore was preached under its boughs. The Baptists made an annual pilgrimage to the tree during their Yearly Meeting until it was destroyed in the great fire of 1886. John D. Parsons, who later owned the home, bequeathed the property for use as a home for the aged.
HUGHES: Charles Venables Hughes family0 views
Old Somerset Hundreds0 viewsincluding the areas of present-day Wicomico, Somerset, and Worcester Counties
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