Wonder Women

The Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum honors trailblazing females who shaped the resort’s treasured history
Story by Olivia Minzola   |   Photography by Grant L. Gursky 
Travel back in time with The Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum’s newest exhibit, A Feminine Touch: The Women of Ocean City, as it explores the resort town’s rich history of female independence and entrepreneurship.

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Intently Focused

Determined entrepreneur-turned-photographer Orlando Wootten’s documentation of Delmarva captured the essence of its people and pastimes
Written by Ian Post
While photographs document ephemeral moments throughout time, they rarely capture the timeless traditions of people using the land and water ­— and the eternal beauty of their environment. In the mid-20th century, an ice cream man in Salisbury used professional photography techniques and his artistic eye to develop a portfolio that immortalizes this timeframe on Delmarva.

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When’s Low Tide?

Mary T. McCarthy has spent years sifting through the shoreline of Chesapeake Bay to prepare for the debut of her brand-new museum, The Beachcombing Center
Written by Katie Riley
Photography by Jay Fleming
It is still dark most mornings when Mary T. McCarthy sets out in her kayak, paddling toward a nearby beach, accessible only by boat. 

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Legendary Discoveries

TIM MARSHALL’S PASSIONATE QUEST
TO REVEAL THE SECRETS OF SMITH ISLAND’S ANCIENT PAST CONTINUES
Written by Joe Willey
Photography by Jay Fleming
The Chesapeake Bay has a long history. Just walking along its shores and marshes can bring you in contact with pieces of the past. Though the region is replete with shoreline, some spots are more vibrantly flooded with memories.

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