Sunday, March 22, 2015

Midwife Ad 1885

This ad from a New York State Newspaper in 1885 show the Midwife (Mrs. A. Berrmann or herrmann ) did a little bit of everything.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Clarence Smith

From The Peninsular Enterprise 12 December 1908

Mr. Clarence Smith, sawyer at the mill of Mr. Isaac B. Clarke, near Accomac C. H., was struck in the stomach by a board thrown from saw on Thursday last and sustained injuries which caused his death about an hour later.  He was a worthy and industrious man, native of Delmar and about 28 years old.  He leaves a wife and two small children.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Blades Delaware Is Offically 100 years old today

Blades, founded in part by James Blades about 1850 was charted as a community in 1910 and in 1915 was incorporated.  Initially known as Bladesville the name was changed about 1929 to just Blades.

The Blades town charter is located here;

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Krewatch Mules

From The Crisfield times Nov 17 1928