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					                        The Edward H. Nabb Research Center
                           For Delmarva History & Culture
                                       Fall 2011 Events & Exhibits


Main Street Salisbury, 1887-1933 Exhibit, Nabb Center Gallery Aug. 29-May 25
Explore the turn-of-the-century business district of the Lower Delmarva Peninsula from the year 1887 to
1933. Utilizing audio-visual technology, artifacts, and photographs from our archives, this exhibit is a
general representation of the Main Street of Salisbury.

The Maryland Dove Lecture and Tour, Docked in Downtown Salisbury, September 14-18
The Maryland Dove, a full scale replica of one of the two ships that carried colonists to Maryland in
1634, will be on display in Downtown Salisbury. The ship will be open to the public for tours on
September 17-18. A lecture by the ship’s captain is planned at the Nabb Center.

Images of America: Salisbury by Jason Rhodes Book Signing, Nabb Center, Saturday, September 24 2
p.m.
 Jason Rhodes guides readers through the exciting history of Salisbury Towne and its people, beginning
with its founding in 1732 to the modern “Crossroads of Delmarva,” the most populous city between
Virginia Beach, Virginia and Dover, Delaware.

The Eastern Shore Through the Eye of the Photographer
Online Exhibit: View online at http://nabbhistory.salisbury.edu/archives/exhibits/digitalexhibits.asp,
Begins October 3
This online exhibit features images of the Eastern Shore shot by its most famous photographer, Orlando
Wootten.

Gallows on the Marsh Discussion, Nabb Center Thursday, October 6, 7 p.m.
Local historian Linda Duyer will lead a discussion of the book Gallows on the Marsh by Brooks Miles
Barnes. Gallows tells the story of the 1906 lynching of Williams Lee, which took place in Somerset
County, MD.

Firefest Exhibit City Center, Downtown Salisbury October 17-21
On October 17, 1886, Salisbury was decimated by the most powerful fire in city history. Two hundred
buildings were destroyed and a twenty-two acres of the center of Salisbury were burned. Exhibit will
feature images of the 1886 fire provided by the Nabb Research Center.


“Mommy, Where Did I Come From?” Lecture, Nabb Center Tuesday, October 18 7 p.m.
Ralph Nelson, president of the Sussex County Genealogical Society, will address issues with genealogy
work and discuss strategies to research family history.
Haunted Eastern Shore: Ghostly Tales from the East of the Chesapeake Reading, Nabb Center Monday,
October 31 7 p.m.
In time for Halloween, author Mindie Burgoyne will thrill readers with stories of Eastern Shore ghosts,
directly from her book Haunted Eastern Shore: Ghostly Tales from the East of the Chesapeake.

I Didn’t Bargain for This! by Mitzi Perdue Book Signing, Perdue School of Business Building, Main
Campus Tuesday, November 1, 7 p.m.
Mitzi Perdue will read highlights from her recent book I Didn’t Bargain for This!, with behind the scenes
stories of what it took to build the Sheraton Hotel chain and the Perdue poultry company. Following the
reading, there will be a book signing.

The Civil War in Your Attic: Preserving the Legacy of Maryland and the Civil War, Nabb Center
Saturday, November 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Maryland History and Culture Collaborative, Maryland Digital Cultural Heritage and representatives
from many local institutions, including the Nabb Research Center, are working to identify and digitize
original documents related to the Civil War. Staff will be available to scan your family’s Civil War
material for inclusion on the Maryland Digital Cultural Heritage website. *Items must be owned by the
individual presenting the materials for digitization. Materials that are photocopies and/or subject to U.S.
Copyright Law may not be submitted.*

Probate Records Workshop, Nabb Center Saturday, November 19, 1 p.m.
This workshop will include discussions of various sorts of probate records including wills, administration
bonds, letters testamentary, letters of administration, inventories, accounts of sales, and administration
accounts—all of which provide valuable information for family history research. Visuals and handouts
will help researchers discover the values of these significant sources. This is the first in a series of
workshops on original records.

Civil War Medicine and its Impact on Healthcare Today Lecture, Wicomico Room, Guerrieri University
Center, Monday, December 5, 7 p.m.
Dr. William Campbell will speak about the advances in medicine made during the Civil War era.
Examining modern medical advancements in comparison to Civil War treatments, Dr. Campbell will
explore how the vast number of sick or dying soldiers forced doctors to create new, inventive
treatments in only four years.




                 Nabb Center Gallery Exhibit Hours: MWF 1_4 p.m. or by appointment
                                           (410) 543-6312
   Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and
                          Culture
                               We're History…Without You!

                                  Haunted Eastern Shore

     Just in time For Halloween, local author Mindie Burgoyne will be scaring the pants off of
 readers, with thrilling stories of haunted mansions and Civil War ghosts, right from her book,
           “Haunted Eastern Shore: Ghostly Tales from the East of the Chesapeake.”




        The frightening events of the Cosden Murder Farm, The Green Briar Swamp and The
  Whitemarsh Cemetery, will come alive, through Burgoyne’s unbelievable accounts. Immerse
 yourself in the supernatural side of history and discover that sometimes the dead don’t stay that
     way for long. Come to the Nabb Research Center, Monday, October 31, at 7pm, for an
              experience you will never forget! For reservations, call (410)543-6312.

Written By Grace Capuzzo



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Explore Salisbury like never before!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Edward H. Nabb Research Center
Dr. Ray Thompson – Director
410-543-6312
Email:
http://nabbhistory.salisbury.edu/
Salisbury, MD –August 29, 2011-May 25, 2012

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1-4 p.m.

Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture will

be holding an exhibit exploring the turn-of-the-century business district in the lower Delmarva

Peninsula from the year 1887 to 1933. Visitors will be immersed in the culture and history of the

Main streets of Salisbury through audio-visual technology, artifacts, and photographs from over

100 years ago. The interactive exhibit will allow visitors to explore Salisbury through our

detailed archives.


I Didn’t Bargain for This!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Book Signing
Salisbury University Foundation
(410)(543-6175

Salisbury, MD -Sunday, September 11, 2 p.m.

Mary Henderson Perdue, the daughter of Sheraton Hotels co-founder, Ernest Henderson and

widow of Frank Purdue will be reading excerpts from her new book, “I Didn’t Bargain for This,”

At the Purdue Building on Salisbury University’s Main Campus. The book explores “Mitzi’s,”

personal steps to success from building a worldwide hotel chain to helping control the extremely

successful Perdue Chicken Company. After the reading, Mary Perdue, will be singing books and

answering questions.



Mitzi examines the many facets of her life, from powerful business deals with multibillion dollar

companies, to being a mother, president of the oldest American farm women’s organization, a

television and radio hostess and producer and her involvement with important public causes. Her

strong work ethic, humanitarianism and world experience make for a rich novel.
Admission is $10. Reservations are required.


The Eastern Shore through the Eye of the Photographer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Online Exhibit
Edward H. Nabb Research Center
Dr. Ray Thompson – Director
410-543-6312
Email:

Salisbury, MD-October 3

       Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and

Culture will be showing a special online exhibit, “The Eastern Shore through the Eye of the

Photographer,” which allows visitors to explore photography of the Eastern shore, shot by one of

its most famous photographers, Orlando Wooten. The Nabb Research center is showing a

reprisal of the national-award winning exhibit, available in the comfort of your own home.

       Wooten was known as an exceptional photo journalist, writer and photographer, for The

Associated press, The Daily Times and the National Parks Service. His photographs were last

shown in 1994, where they received praise from the American Association for State and Local

History. View Exhibit online at

http://nabbhistory.salisbury.edu/archives/exhibits/digitalexhibits.asp



Firefest
Exhibit
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Salisbury, MD -October 17-21
Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture will

be hosting an exhibit, exploring the disastrous fire on October 17, 1886, which destroyed most of

the city. The exhibit, which will take place in the City Center, in Downtown Salisbury, will tell a

story through images from the Nabb Research centers private collection.
The fire destroyed two hundred buildings and twenty-two acres and much of the center of

Salisbury was burnt to the ground. The most powerful fire on record caused more than a million

dollars in damage to the flourishing city. The exhibit will show the city before, during and after

the fire and highlight the specific impact it had on the ever growing City of Salisbury. Admission

is free.


Images of America: Salisbury by Jason Rhodes
Book Signing
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Edward H. Nabb Research Center
Dr. Ray Thompson – Director
410-543-6312
Email:
http://nabbhistory.salisbury.edu/

Salisbury, MD- Saturday, September 24, 2p.m.


Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture, will

be hosting a special book signing and exploration of the History of the Salisbury town and its

people through the eyes of Jason Rhodes, author of “Salisbury.”



The book covers the entire history of Salisbury, from its founding in 1732 by William winder on

15 acres, to the “crossroads of Delmarva,” the largest and most heavily populated city between

Virginia Beach, Virginia and Dover, Delaware. The story is told with almost 200 images, and

touches on Health Care, The Educational System, Churches and Religion, Agriculture,

Commerce and the infamous fire of Salisbury. The founding of Salisbury University in 1925 and

the golden eras of the city in the 1950’s and 1960’s are also included. After the reading, Rhodes

will be signing copies of his book and answering questions. Admission is free.
“Mommy, Where Did I Come From?”
Lecture
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Edward H. Nabb Research Center
Dr. Ray Thompson – Director
410-543-6312
Email:
http://nabbhistory.salisbury.edu/


Salisbury, MD- Tuesday, October 18, 6p.m.

Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture will

be featuring speaker Ralph Nelson, president of the Sussex County Genealogical Society, in

addressing issues with genealogy work and finding strategies to research one’s personal family

tree.

He will present a step by step guide to discovering one’s family history. He proves by asking

questions and doing basic research one can uncover mysterious of their past that may help to

explain their future. He uses his own family research as a guide to the audience, allowing for a

more personal presentation. Admission is free.



Haunted Eastern Shore: Ghostly Tales from the East of the Chesapeake
Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Edward H. Nabb Research Center
Dr. Ray Thompson – Director
410-543-6312
Email:
http://nabbhistory.salisbury.edu/


Salisbury, MD- Monday, October 31, 6 p.m.

Just in time for Halloween, Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for

Delmarva History and Culture will be holding a spooky reading by Author Mindie Burgoyne,
whose book “Haunted Eastern Shore: Ghostly Tales from the East of the Chesapeake,” will

surely thrill readers. She will give a two hour presentation and a slide show featuring Delmarva

photographs of places associated with paranormal activity.



Burgoyne recounts the terrifying events at the Cosden Murder farm and Kent Manor Inn, two

infamously haunted sites on the Eastern shore. She explores the revolutionary war corpses and

the famous story of Patty Cannon. She will even include some of her personal experiences in

researching what she calls, “Maryland’s most haunted shore.”



The Civil War in Your Attic: Preserving the Legacy of Maryland and the Civil War
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Edward H. Nabb Research Center
Dr. Ray Thompson – Director
410-543-6312
Email:
http://nabbhistory.salisbury.edu/

Salisbury, MD- Saturday, November 12, 10am-2pm

The Maryland History and Culture Collaborative, Maryland Digital Cultural Heritage and the

Nabb Research center are working together to discover and digitize original documents from the

Civil War. The Maryland Digital Cultural Website features collections from moments in history

that shaped Maryland as we know it today. For the first time trained professionals will be

available to scan your family’s civil war material for inclusion on the website. The Nabb

Research Center will be holding a special exhibit featuring personal records and documents from

The Delmarva area during the Civil War. Must make a reservation.



Probate Records
Workshop
Edward H. Nabb Research Center
Dr. Ray Thompson – Director
410-543-6312
Email:
http://nabbhistory.salisbury.edu/



Salisbury, MD-Saturday, November 19, 1 p.m.

Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture will

be holding a workshop on discussions of various kinds of probate records, including wills,

administration bonds, letters testamentary, letters of administration, inventories, accounts of

sales, and administration accounts. The purpose of probate records is to provide useful

information in researching one’s personal family history. Through visuals and handouts

researchers will learn how to use these sources more efficiently. This is the first workshop of

those on original records, in a series at the Nabb Research center. The class is limited to 25

participants, so sign up now! The cost is $15 for members; $20 for non-members.



Civil War Medicine and the Impact on Healthcare Today
Lecture
Salisbury University
Dr. William Campbell
Phone-410-543-6414
Fax- 410-548-3313
wtcampbell@salisbury.edu

Salisbury, MD- Monday, December 5, 6 p.m.

Dr. William Campbell, an Assistant professor at Salisbury University and registered Nurse is

speaking in the Wicomico Room in the Guerrieri University Center, about the advances in

medicine due to the Civil War. He will be examining the role and advancements of modern

medicine in comparison to Civil War advancements. He will explore how the great amount of
dead or dying soldiers, forced doctors to come up with new, advanced treatments throughout the

Civil War. Under pressure of the Army, they took risks; doctors would be scared to take today.

Find out more info, interview Dr. Campbell

				
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