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#18 Come Heres, Born Heres and Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley House in Cambridge, MD

Ties That Bind on the Eastern Shore Most people rushing to the beach don’t realize the rich culture that exists on either side of the highway. They don’t know that Annie Oakley and her husband once chose to live here as did Tom Clancy, John Barth, Sissy Spacek, Tallulah Bankhead, […]

 
 

#17 Take a Lazy Break at Layton’s Chance Winery

#17 Take a Lazy Break at Layton’s Chance Winery

Layton’s Chance Winery   Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach series Layton’s Chance Winery in Dorchester County, Maryland is just a ten minute detour off of Route 50, and a great place to stop, rest, relax and feel the slow pace of Eastern […]

 
 

10 Cool – Mostly Free Things to See in Ocean City Maryland

10 Cool – Mostly Free Things to See in Ocean City Maryland

Here are 10 cool – mostly free things to see in Ocean City, Maryland. It’s been a family destination for summer fun for over 100 years, but when you’re looking for something besides the sun, sand and ocean, check out these things to see in Ocean City that you may […]

 
 

#15 Visit Teackle Mansion

Teackle Mansion - Princess Anne, MD

  There is nothing quite like Teackle Mansion Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach series   Of all the fabulous mansions and plantations, gorgeous architecture and  historically intact buildings located on the Eastern Shore, there is nothing like Teackle Mansion that is open […]

 
 

#14 Take a Walk Down High Street in Cambridge MD

#14 Take a Walk Down High Street in Cambridge MD

Everyone who reaches the beach by way of Route 50 drives through Cambridge. It’s the town with the big sail on the building that sits at the base of the Choptank River Bridge. That landmark let’s the vacationer bound for the Atlantic beaches know there’s almost there – just one […]

 
 

#13 See Tallulah Bankhead’s Grave

Tallulah Bankhead's grave at St. Paul's Church in Chestertown

Movie star, Tallulah Bankhead was born in 1902 in Huntsville, AL. After a successful career in Hollywood where she was known for salty language, outspokenness and seriously hard living (cigarettes, booze and drugs), Tallulah ended up with emphysema and went to stay with her sister, Eugenie who lived in Rock […]

 
 

#11 Avalon Theater – See a Show, Find the Ghosts.

#11 Avalon Theater – See a Show, Find the Ghosts.

Historic Theater in the Hub of Eastern Shore Culture Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series The historic Avalon Theater on Dover Street in downtown Easton, MD was proclaimed as the “Showplace of the Eastern Shore” since shortly after it was built in […]

 
 

#10 Find the Perfect Chesapeake Blue Crab Cake

#10 Find the Perfect Chesapeake Blue Crab Cake

Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series If you’re looking for the perfect crab cake, the Eastern Shore is a good place to start.  What makes the difference between a great crab cake and an ordinary crab cake?     Being a life-long […]

 
 

#9 Museum of Rural Life in Denton

Artwork of Mark Priest

Inside Denton’s Museum of Rural Life : Four Houses and Three Centuries By Shalagh Hogan –  Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach series The Museum of Rural Life in Denton has something inside which most small Eastern Shore museums don’t have: a completely […]

 
 

#8 Who is Remembered at Captain’s Hill?

Lone Grave of Capt. William Carhart - Captain's Hill

Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series Captain William Carhart – Lost at Sea in 1799   Just outside of Ocean City (before you cross the bridge over the inlet) is one lone grave of a sea captain who was lost nearby when […]

 
 

#7 Julia A. Purnell Museum – the Attic of Worcester County

Julia A. Purnell Museum - Snow Hill, MD

Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series Worcester County’s History on Display It’s hard to believe that the small building on Market Street in Snow Hill – formerly St. Agnes Catholic Church – now houses over 10,000 artifacts that chronicle the history of […]

 
 

#6 The Crumpton Sale – World’s Largest Weekly Auction

Doll at the Crumpton Auction ~ photo by Nancy Soshinsky

Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series Every Wednesday hundreds of antique dealers, junk buyers, deal seekers, gawkers and shop-a-holics head for largest weekly auction in the world – YES, that’s WORLD. Dixon’s Furniture Auctions is located in Crumpton, Maryland on the Eastern […]

 
 
 
 
 

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