Talbot Historical Society Project Rewind: Taking it to the Bank

This Talbot Historical Society Laird Wise Collection photo was taken at the Easton National Bank on Washington St in Easton,which was located where Bank of America is now. We’d love your help in identifying some of these gentlemen! Those already identified are second from the left seated Emory Slaughter, third standing Mr. ? Moore, fourth from the left standing Sheldon Blades and seated far right is Porter Matthews. What a special group of men!

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Talbot Historical Socierty Project Rewind: Finding Pony Tails

Do we have any pony lover followers? Maybe you have Mrs. G. W. Barnes riding school memories to share? This Talbot Historical Society H. Robins Hollyday photo’s database information states the photo was taken at the Rest near Easton, Maryland? Maybe a five year old would have ridden the little pony on the right!

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Talbot Historical Society Project Rewind: Off to the Races

Interesting that the Talbot Historical Society database information gives the location of this racetrack as being right next to the Talbot County side of the Choptank River Bridge where the dilapidated ferry boat is now! It also states it was owned by Bowdle Highley. Do you have any memories of that? Photo from the R. Robins Hollyday Collection at the Talbot Historical Society.

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Talbot Historical Society Project Rewind: Catches a Flight

Do you recognize anyone in this Talbot Historical Society H. Robins Hollyday Collection photo? It was obviously taken at an airport and the grass would indicate it was perhaps taken at either the first Easton Airport at Ratcliffe Manor or the 1930 Webb Airport on Dover Road? It’s a total mystery photo! Tom Hill tentatively identified second from the left as early Easton aviator Malcolm Hathaway ? and fourth from the left Jack Shannahan? Contact: Cathy Hill cvhill@atlanticbb.net to share your old photos. Comment, Like our page and join THS!

Talbot Historical Society Project Rewind: Heading off to the YMCA

Project Rewind-Talbot County: This Talbot Historical Society H. Robins Hollyday photo of the YMCA in Easton, Maryland appears to have been taken shortly after it was built in 1968! The YMCA of the Chesapeake now has a total of 27,000 members in 8 locations on the Eastern Shore and has 610 community members who volunteered over 15,000 hours this past year! The YMCA of the Chesapeake also provided $1,266,000 in scholarship membership aid! Facts: YMCA of the Chesapeake’s 2016 Annual Report.

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Talbot Historical Society Project Rewind: Gets to the Church in Time

Maybe you can help us identify the date or children in this Talbot Historical Society collections photo of the Ebenezer Methodist Episcopal Church junior choir? The only person named in the database is Mrs. Dudrow top row far right. The source of the photo is given as Anne Rieken. Are you ,or a relative of your’s, in this photo??

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Talbot Historical Society Project Rewind: Heading Over to Trader’s

Trader’s Drug Store was a local treasure and was packed at lunch everyday! Don’t remember all of that alcohol but definitely remember the Whitman’s chocolates! Do you have any Trader’s memories? Traders opened in 1933 and closed Friday May 22, 1992 at 4:00 pm! Facts: “The Star Democrat” Sunday, May24, 1992 issue. Photo from the Talbot Historical Society’s Laird Wise Collection.

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Talbot Historical Society Project Rewind: Casts off from Claiborne

Enjoy this newly scanned photo of the ferry’s departure from Claiborne! The first Claiborne to Annapolis ferry boat run was June 19, 1919 on the 1901 side wheeler ferry Gov. Emerson C. Harrington! This 1938 Talbot Historical Society H. Robins Hollyday Collection photo is of the Gov. Emerson C. Harrington II which made the last Claiborne to Romancoke run on December 31, 1952. The first Gov. Emerson C. Harrington ferry left Service in 1938 and became a floating restaurant in Pocomoke City, Md and the 1913 steam and coal fired boiler run Gov. Emerson C. Harrington II took it’s place. Facts: Wikipedia “Claiborne -Annapolis Ferry Company”

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Talbot Historical Society Project Rewind: Rushes to the Hospital

The Easton Emergency Hospital center section was completed in 1915 and by 1929 the nurses residence at right and the Campbell maternity wing left were completed! The three buildings were joined to form the north wing of the present hospital as it was enlarged over the years. Facts: “Easton Album” by Norman Harrington 1986. Photo from the Talbot Historical Society H. Robins Hollyday Collection. Very attractive Hospital!

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Talbot Historical Society Project Rewind: Enjoys Spring and School

Spring and pollen are in the air!! Enjoy this Talbot Historical Society Laird Wise Collection photo of an Easton Elementary School flower show! Do you recognize any of these adults or students? Tom Hill believes the gentleman to the back right is Mr. Wood, the principal of the Idlewild Elementary School circa 1950!!

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