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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Talbot Historical Socierty Project Rewind: Moves Off the Tracks

Project Rewind- Talbot County: Oh My!! This photo is of the wreck of the “Baltimore Flyer” at St. Michaels, Md. that occurred August 13, 1918! Wonder how they cleaned that mess up back in the day?? Photo from the H. Robins Hollyday Collection at the Talbot Historical Society.

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Talbot Historical Society Project Rewind: Safe at Home Plate

It’s that baseball time of year again! This Laird Wise photo was taken at the Easton Ball Park sometime in the late 1950’s early 1960’s. Notice the signs around the Easton Ball Park on Federal St., E. S. Adkins & Co., Reads, Royal Crown Cola and what looks like People’s Ice Co.. Any memories of these businesses? Do you remember this ballpark? Do you know what is in this space now?

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Talbot Historical Society Project Rewind: Goes to the Lumber Yard

Recognize this Easton, Maryland building? What business is there now? The Nuttle Lumber and Coal Company was founded in Denton in 1930 by three members of the Nuttle family. J. D. Neal and Richard Derrickson bought the operating interests of the Company in 1973. J. D. Neal retired in 2011 and Jamie Neal runs the operation in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. J. D.’s brother Keith runs the home building Nuttle Construction business in Denton, Md. Facts: “myeasternshoremd.com” article by Abby Andrews Dec. 7, 2011. Do you have memories of this company you would like to share?

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Talbot Historical Society Project Rewind: Goes to Court

The first Talbot County Courthouse was built in Easton, Md. on this site in 1712. In 1794 a new wooden Court House was built that more closely resembles this pictured one. In 1898 a brick facade was added in a major renovation. Facts: “Images of America Easton” by Dr. Laurence G. Claggett. 1905 postcard image from the postcard collection of John Dodson, owner of Easton Antique and Art Gallery. Love the carriages!!

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Talbot Historical Society Project Rewind: Takes Time to Go Shopping

Two buildings that are no longer there may make this a difficult place to locate on Washington Street Easton, Maryland! There are a number of pictures of this brand new Acme grocery store in the Talbot Historical Society Laird Wise Collection. Now there is a parking lot and a different grocery store in that spot! Do you have memories to share about the Calvary Methodist Church next to the Acme? Perhaps basketball memories?? The church was built in 1830 and sold in the late 1950’s! Facts: “Easton Album” by Norman Harrington 1986.

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