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100 Years of Change On the Eastern Shore: The Willis Family Journals 1847-1951

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A rare chronicle of daily life on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, 1847-1951

“So rare, so historically valuable - - -The only daily account of its kind in the state.”
–Brice Stump, Salisbury (Maryland) Daily Times

“Unique among farm journals….a wide range of observations”
–Edward C. Papenfuse, State Archivist, Maryland State Archives

“Documentation of an uninterrupted single-family-owned farm located in Talbot County for over 100 years……Slave holdings, conflicts, introduction of mechanized farm equipment, local & state political/economic material”
–Allan J. Stypeck, Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers.

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