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Pocomoke City, Maryland (Paperback)

Author: Miles, Norma

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In 1670, Lord Baltimore sent his representative, Col. William Stevens, to claim and develop land in rural Maryland. He established a ferry crossing along the banks of the deep, dark Pocomoke River, and the settlement that would eventually become Pocomoke City was born. Trade flourished; boats filled with lumber, tobacco, and furs sailed on the river to Northern ports, and shipbuilding became a successful enterprise. People flocked to Pocomoke City to work at the lumber mills and in the shipyards, and the little town grew into a small center of commerce with the coming of the Pennsylvania Railroad. In 1922, a devastating fire destroyed 75 percent of the business section of the town, but the community came together and rebuilt what has been called athe Friendliest Town on the Eastern Shore.a

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Publisher Arcadia Pub
Mfg Part# 9780738553498
SKU 207529821
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0738553492
Release Date 6/1/2008
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0128
Publisher Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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