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An American politician, pamphleteer and lobbyist. She played a significant role as adviser to the Lincoln cabinet during the American Civil War. Read more.
An escaped slave who played an important role in the abolitionist cause as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad. Read more.
A gang leader in the early 19th century that kidnapped slaves and free blacks from Delmarva and transported and sold them to plantation owners located further south. Read more.
An Eastern Shore native who played for the St. Louis Cardinals during the 1931 World Series. Read more.
An American sharpshooter who traveled across the country and displayed her skills. Read more.
A member of the U.S. Navy who helped Stephen Decatur in the Battle of Tripoli. Read more.
The first curator of he new Dorchester County Historical Society’s “Carvers Museum.” Read more.