Legendary Locals of Kent County, Maryland

Legendary Locals of Kent County, Maryland

by Patricia Joan O. Horsey

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Overview

Kent County, located on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, is noted for its farms, outdoor recreation, architecture, and its people. Legendary Locals of Kent County recognizes only a handful of the many Kent County people who deserve to be noted. Included are Tony Award-winning Mark Bramble, who is a director, author, and producer; controversial and colorful Evelyn Harris, also known as the "Barter Lady," who gained fame during the Depression when she proposed a system of swapping to overcome the shortage of money; elected official, school principal, minister, and artist Clarence Hawkins; Sheriff Bartus O. Vickers, who earned the respect of prisoners, lawyers, other law enforcement officers, and citizens; game warden Bozy Robinson, friend of both the hunter and the hunted; and writer Gilbert Byron, who detailed life on the Chesapeake Bay throughout the 20th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467102186
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 10/19/2015
Series: Legendary Locals Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 996,304
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Patricia Joan O. Horsey is a lifelong resident of Kent County and is interested in local history and genealogy. She has coauthored several local history books.

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