Tag: History

By Connie Morrison -- An idea seeded at a Black History Month program at Ker Place in 2017 will bear fruit tonight as the Mary N. Smith Alumni Association, the Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society, and local African Methodist Episcopal church choirs join forces to present “A Celebration of...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Cape Charles Rosenwald School Restoration Initiative, a local nonprofit organization, purchased the historic African-American elementary school last month after nearly a decade of fundraising, and it is ready to restore the structure and give it back to the community. The school located on Old Cape Charles...
Story and Photo by Connie MorrisonThe Eastern Shore Watermen’s Museum and Research Center in Onancock is about ready to reopen after being closed for almost a year. The museum opened in 2013, and even then museum director Paul Ewell knew he had more exhibits than space. “Watermen...
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