Tag: Chesapeake Bay

  • Two DelMarVa Sketch Artists and Their Postcards

    Two DelMarVa Sketch Artists and Their Postcards

    2 Comments

    Each generation has its own sketch artists who use pencils, charcoals, pastels, chalks, and crayons to render hometown scenes, rural vistas, and family events in sketchbooks that are cherished by a cadre of descendants. This article by Bill Burton, Postcard History’s publisher, highlights two such practitioners of pencil art who lived and worked in a…

    Read Whole Article »

  • Oyster Culture on Chesapeake Bay

    Oyster Culture on Chesapeake Bay

    5 Comments

    The Chesapeake Bay is known for it natural beauty and its healthy bounty, but since the middle of the 20th century the beauty and the bounty have diminished. The shell fishery businesses, that for generations relied on oystering, are changing. This is their story.

    Read Whole Article »

Past Article

Tony Crumbley

2 Comments

The reality is: when people forget, history is lost. It is a concern to historians, genealogists and researchers around the world. The same reality is the reason why we look back and wonder just before we look forward and despair. Keep in mind that our national document of independence did not happen by happenstance or coincidence. Let Postcard History’s Tony Crumbley enlighten us on the First American Declaration of Independence

Read whole article »