The News Journal (Wilmington)
(Woolworth's comes to Pocomoke City. See enlarged text beneath ad.)
Footnote: Above column was an excerpt from a "Down The Spillway" column by A.D. Emmart who used the pen name John O'Ren for these columns. Emmart's 47 year career at the Baltimore Sun included positions as editor, associate editor, editorial writer, foreign correspondent, and art and literary critic. He passed away in 1973 at the age of 70.
1956.. Baseball Rookies Of The Year were Frank Robinson of the Cincinatti Reds and Luis Aparicio of the Chicago White Sox, each later playing for the Baltimore Orioles and earning post career honors in the Baseball Hall Of Fame.
1963.. The birth of Beatlemania; the assassination of JFK.
The Time Machine is a weekly feature I've enjoyed researching and compiling on The Pocomoke Public Eye since 2011. I have fond memories of growing up in Pocomoke City and welcome reader contributions we can share about things you've read, remember, or were told relating to our Pocomoke/Eastern shore area...a sentence, a paragraph, or more all fine. Just email it.