Thursday, January 23, 2014

TIME MACHINE ... This Sunday's Preview

1977.. Article notes many Pocomoke City accomplishments during previous year; 1944.. Milk price dispute halts deliveries in Pocomoke City; 2001.. Gasoline prices grab the public's attention, exceed $1.60 a gallon in some Maryland locations; 1897..New veterans group seeks membership of ex-Confederate soldiers on Eastern Shore; 1873.. Large summer hotel considered for Synepuxent Beach (pre- Ocean City).

Although you may not find all of these items in a history book, they are a part of our local history and you can read more about it this Sunday right here at The Pocomoke Public Eye! 

Do you have a local memory to share with PPE readers.. such as a big snow storm, a favorite school teacher, a local happening, something of interest your parents or grandparents told you about? It can be just a line or two, or more if you wish. Send to and watch for it on a future TIME MACHINE posting! 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I remember (because I'm old) when Secretary of Energy William Simon had a news conference and said that gasoline could, in the future, cost as much as $1.00 per gallon. Everybody thought he was nuts and some people actually called for his resignation, claiming he was a fear-monger.

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