May 1, 2019

The northbound train on which Dr. Kendal was riding stopped in Wilmington long enough to take on passengers and for a vendor to come aboard briefly to sell copies of The Every Evening. Dr. Kendal, who had been employed part of the year in his advancing age at the Old S...

January 1, 2019

Fadette’s actual name was Marian Calhoun Legare Reeves. She was the great-granddaughter of George Read, one of Delaware’s signers of the Declaration of Independence as well as one of the few who was also among the framers of the United States Constitution. There is dif...

September 1, 2018

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     The smell of hot sand and the fuchsia. Around the corner from the airfi...

February 27, 2018

          Had it not been for a mention in the Delaware, A Guide to the First State published in 1938 by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration, the Delaware novelist Harriett Pennawell Belt might have escaped notice.

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September 1, 2017

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       "I first met William Z. Foster," say Che Pancho, “on the wharf. I was just getting off the Rachel, an old broke down ex-whaler death ship converted to a freighter. William Z. had just got off the County of Cardigan swearing never again. Said he was go...

July 1, 2017

           An uneasy pattern for successful careers as novelists from Delaware has been to leave the state for greener pastures. Delaware’s most prolific novelist, Anne Parrish, wrote the bulk of her sixteen novels after she married Charles Albert Corliss in 1915, late...

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