The Three Lower Counties on The Delaware

By | Aug 24, 2012

It was on August 24, 1682 that James, Duke of York granted to William Penn “all that land on the Delaware River and Bay beginning twelve miles south of the town of Newcastle otherwise called Delaware, and extending south to the Whorekills, otherwise called Capin Lopin, on yearly payment of one rose to the Duke […]

Somerset County Maryland

By | Aug 22, 2012

Somerset County, Maryland was established on August 22, 1666 by a proclamation of Lord Baltimore through his Governor, Charles Calvert. At the time it was the entire southern Eastern Shore of Maryland south of the Nanticoke River. The name comes from Lady Mary Somerset, the wife of Sir John Somerset. Lady Somerset was the sister […]

Wolf Creek Pass

By | Aug 21, 2012

On August 21, 2012 Omni Recording Corporation will release the first album by the 1970’s recording artist C. W. McCall. This release of Wolf Creek Pass will be the first time that the debut album from one of the men credited with the creation of Trucker’s Music has been released on CD. Included on the […]

Floyd

By | Aug 20, 2012

In the early afternoon hours of August 20, 1804 Charles Floyd died. His death wasn’t lost in history though since he was a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and was the only member to die. In his journals Lewis wrote that, “We buried him on the top of the bluff Mile below a […]

Evil in the Air

By | Aug 8, 2012

Two nights August 8 and 9, 1969 rocked Los Angeles. On the night of the August 8th at the rental home of Roman Polanski and his pregnant wife Sharon Tate a group of deranged hippies gruesomely killed Steven Parent, Jay Sebring, Wojciech Frykowski, Abigail Folger, Sharon Tate and Sharon Tate’s unborn child. Polanski was in […]

Did You Know? – These Were Olympic Events

By | Aug 7, 2012

Golf were part of the Summer Olympics at both the 1900 and 1904 games. In 1900 there was competition for both the Men and the Women with just the Men in 1904. Margaret Abbott won the Women’s Gold Metal for Golf in 1900 becoming the first American woman to win a gold medal. The 1904 […]

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