Showing posts with label Local And National History. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Local And National History. Show all posts

Sunday, October 20, 2019

TIME MACHINE: 1893, 1899, 2000, 1937, 1941.




January, 1893

St. Mary's Beacon (Leonardtown, Md.)



February, 1899

The Evening Times (Washington, D.C.)



November, 2000
(excerpt)
 Daily Times (Salisbury)

Footnote: The absentee ballots count was 1023 in favor and 447 against. 


June, 1937


Democratic Messenger


March, 1941


Worcester Democrat

Footnote: The Peninsula Building was located at the northeast corner of Market and Front Streets.


                                                    

1962..  
1979..  Partial meltdown of a reactor is the cause of a major nuclear accident at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania.


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.




Sunday, October 13, 2019

TIME MACHINE: The Eastern Shore During The Civil War




This special Time Machine edition features an article, rich in conveying a fascinating knowledge of Eastern Shore history during the Civil War era, written by the late Professor LesCallette of  Salisbury State College (now Salisbury University) and published in July, 1961.  






(Some font size changes occurred during duplication process for publishing here.)













Salisbury Times


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.






Sunday, October 6, 2019

TIME MACHINE: 1931, 1924, 1964, 1900.




July, 1931
 The Evening Sun (Baltimore)


May, 1924
Worcester Democrat


March, 1964
Salisbury Times


March, 1900
Virginian Pilot (Norfolk)

                                                                                                                                                                 



1956..  Pocomoke City's Stephen Long Elementary School, a part of the Eastern Shore's African American heritage, was swept by fire on a cold Sunday afternoon in January.

1980..  It's a nationwide buzz among fans of the popular TV show Dallas.. Who Shot JR? 
  
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.




Sunday, September 29, 2019

TIME MACHINE: 1995, 1963, 1934, 1847.





May, 1995
 









 Daily Times (Salisbury)

January, 1963


 Democratic Messenger

July, 1934
 Worcester Democrat


July, 1847
 Baltimore Sun



1967.. 

1972..  "The Godfather" and "The Poseidon Adventure" top the list of popular movies.


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.