The ponies make the annual swim from Assateague Island, Va., to Chincoteague Island, Va., during the 90th Pony Swim on Virginia’s Eastern Shore
Category Archives: History in Photos
History in Photos: There was a Democrat politician, a camel herder and a camel who walked in a bar…
We put beer on ice in garbage cans, booze and paper cups on boards, and the customers helped themselves. “Rue’s Roost” never closed! All our help pitched in on the move. Fran Harris came with us on the Friday morning of the opening.
Albert Hayden returns home after being killed on USS Oklahoma in sneak Jap attack at Pearl Harbor 75 years later
There are nearly 83,000 service member who died in wars overseas who are still listed as missing.
History in Photos: St. Peter Claver Catholic Church and Cardinal Gibbons Institute for Colored Students
Financial difficulties resulting from the Great Depression reportedly caused the closing of Cardinal Gibbons in 1933. Cardinal Gibbons was reopened by Father Horace B. McKenna in 1936.
Penny used to get a piano and sing,
“I made my mind up
I’m going to wind up
Down-in DORSEY LAND
I’m going to wind my way
Down along the Ches-apeake Bay etc.”