Salisbury, Maryland: Picturing the Crossroads of Delmarva

Salisbury, Maryland: Picturing the Crossroads of Delmarva

by Dr. Gianni DeVincent Hayes, Andy Nunez
     
 

At the head of the Wicomico River, among seemingly endless fields, is Salisbury, Maryland, the crossroads of the Delmarva. Its teeming port, university and inventive residents have transformed this once rural town into the commercial and cultural hub of the region. With a fascinating collection of vintage images, Dr. Gianni DeVincent Hayes and Andy Nunez create a

Overview


At the head of the Wicomico River, among seemingly endless fields, is Salisbury, Maryland, the crossroads of the Delmarva. Its teeming port, university and inventive residents have transformed this once rural town into the commercial and cultural hub of the region. With a fascinating collection of vintage images, Dr. Gianni DeVincent Hayes and Andy Nunez create a nostalgic portrait of Salisbury while celebrating its evolution. From scenes of residents pulling together in fire and flood to images of the Chicken Festival and long-ago summer days spent on the baseball diamond, Salisbury, Maryland: Picturing the Crossroads of the Delmarva visually chronicles the history of a city while honoring its distinctive spirit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596297845
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
05/28/2010
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,197,001
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Dr. Gianni DeVincenti Hayes has been writing and speaking professionally for twenty-five years. She earned her PhD summa cum laude in English, writing and comparative literature, as well as two master's degrees. She's a former college department chair and professor, author of seventeen published books and hundreds of stories for national magazines. The University of Maryland system set up an archive in her name for the collection of her writings. She has appeared on A&E Biography and Pennsylvania cable network TV comprising 145 stations statewide.
Andy Nunez has spent his entire life on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and is the author of several books on local life and folklore. Currently he is the vice-president of the Writers Bloc, Inc., of the Eastern Shore. This is his sixth book. He is also a local TV and radio host for public access television.

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