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Hopkins Students, Professor Map Frederick Douglass’ Early Life in Baltimore, Eastern Shore

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Image via Lawrence Jackson/”Mapping Frederick Dougless.” Courtesy of JHU.

Using collected memorabilia, newspapers, census data and some 21st-century mapping software, a Hopkins English and history professor and his small team of grad students have traced the first 20 years of Frederick Douglass’ life in Maryland.

Hollywood Comes to Eastern Shore to Film ‘Tangier’

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Photo by Scott Cameron, via Wikimedia Commons

Several of Maryland’s Eastern Shore towns will be enjoying some screen time very soon, thanks to a feature flick being filmed there.

Essentials For A Weekend On The Eastern Shore

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Weekend Travel Essentials from Matava Shoes

There’s no better month than June for an overnight on the Eastern Shore. The weather is perfect, and the beaches are open for business. When it comes to an overnight trip, packing light is the way to go.

Van Hollen Moves to Bring Harriet Tubman Statue to U.S. Capitol

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Another statue of Harriet Tubman in Manhattan, via Wikimedia Commons

Maryland’s two U.S. senators have championed an effort to bring a statue of freedom fighter and late Maryland native Harriet Tubman into the U.S. Capitol.

Baltimore Business Offers Local Flowers with a Conscience for Valentine’s Day

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Local Color Flowers

Buying flowers is a Valentine’s Day standard, and few gifts make someone feel as admired as a big, vibrant bouquet. A study by Rutgers University researchers in 2005 concluded that flowers have both an immediate impact on happiness and a long-term positive effect on mood. People who are regularly around flowers demonstrate a higher sense of life enjoyment and satisfaction. They are a fail-safe gift that everyone loves. But have you ever considered the environmental impact of buying flowers?

White House Shutters Russian Hangout on Eastern Shore

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Courtesy NBC Washington

This past election was a doozy for everyone, thanks in part to some digital meddling by the Russians. Yesterday, we learned that some of their intelligence-gathering was likely happening right here in Maryland at a secluded property on the Eastern Shore.

Smith Island: Too Much Cake, Too Few People

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In 2008, Maryland made Smith Island Cake, a deliciously layered and chocalatey confection, into the official state dessert. That’s when the trouble started.

$1.45 Million in Marijuana Plants Seized in Eastern Shore Drug Bust

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Medical marijuana may be a budding industry in Maryland, but that doesn’t mean any old person can grow millions of dollars in marijuana plants in an abandoned warehouse on the Eastern Shore.

Twitter-Famous Great White Shark Tracked Near Eastern Shore

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Photo via OCEARCH
Photo via OCEARCH

Mary Lee, a 3,456 pound great white shark, was spotted off the coast of Maryland this week.

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