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Hoopers Island: Glimpses of the Past By Jacqueline Simmons Hedberg
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This is a collection of essays about events that occurred on Hoopers Island, Maryland, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Some concern newsworthy events. Others describe the cultural... More > life of the Island or its connection to America's military history. The final essays are memories of the author's life on Hoopers Island.< Less
Roger Hooper and the Sheriff: Hoopers Island's First One Hundred Years By Jacqueline Simmons Hedberg
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History of the first 100 years of the settlement of Hoopers Island in Dorchester County on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Based on an event from January 1753, reported in the records of the Maryland... More > Assembly, in which the sheriff charges tobacco planter Roger Hooper with unpaid quit-rents and threatens to seize two of Hooper's slaves. On a small scale, ROGER HOOPER AND THE SHERIFF is the story of one colonial tidewater family who settled on an island on the east side of the Chesapeake Bay. On a larger canvas, through the story of this family, one can learn about the development of colonial Maryland--the difficulties the pioneers experienced, their relationship to the Indians, the importance of tobacco, the change to slave labor, the deterioriation of religious toleration, the role of women, and, finally, the economic changes that eventually isolated one side of the Bay from the other.< Less
We Once Lived On Hoopers Island: Remembering Those Buried in Hosier Memorial Cementary By James D. Hedberg, Jacqueline Simmons Hedberg
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This book is an inventory of the 464 graves in the Hosier Memorial Cemetery in Fishing Creek, Maryland, on Hoopers Island. It includes the history of the graveyard, interesting facts about this... More > community cemetery, a listing of the veterans interred, identification of unmarked graves, and pictures of both the markers and over 100 of the deceased.< Less
We Once Lived on Hoopers Island: Remembering Those Buried in Hosier Memorial Cemetery By James D. Hedberg, Jacqueline Simmons Hedberg
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This book is an inventory of the 464 graves in the Hosier Memorial Cemetery in Fishing Creek, Maryland, on Hoopers Island. It includes the history of the graveyard, interesting facts about this... More > community cemetery, a listing of the veterans interred, identification of unmarked graves, and pictures of both the markers and over 100 of the deceased.< Less
Everything from Skiffs to Yachts: The Story of Humes W. Wallace, Hoopers Island Boat Builder By Jacqueline Simmons Hedberg
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Humes W. Wallace, a boat builder from Hoopers Island, Dorchester County, Maryland, built boats of all kinds. His career is indicative of that of the small, independent builders of wooden boats whose... More > workshops once dotted the shores of the Chesapeake Bay.< Less
The Mountain Men of 226th ASA: 1954-1975 By Kerry Hooper
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A pictorial view slicing across every year from 1954 to 1971, showing the lives, times and context of the intelligence-gathering GIs who lived on an island, on the Korean DMZ, in the years after the... More > Cease-Fire and until the dismantling of the mountain-top facility. Rated G, this is a rollicking, no-holds-barred look at a unique time, place and mission, and the Mountain Men who lived that mission!< Less
The Purple Hood Collection By Terry Hooper
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It was the Swinging Sixties! Britain was hip as hip could be -The Beatles ruled Pop! And everyone was looking toward a bright future…if there wasn’t a nuclear war! Middle Eastern... More > threats,Eastern European fascists,flying saucer flying megalomaniacs and super mole machines and others threatened our little island. But we had the ultimate answer to these:The Purple Hood -International crime-smasher! Michael Jay’s Purple Hood now collected into over a hundred pages of action and text back-up. This is THE ultimate collection!< Less
The Adventures Of Mark Tyme Collection By Terry Hooper-Scharf
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Only two issues were published of The Adventures of Mark Tyme. As with the companion title,The Purple Hood,the artist was Michael Jay who has since faded into obscurity. Join Mark Tyme on his time... More > travelling adventures to Roman Britain,the Stone Age,a pirate island,9th century Britain,outer space and other destinations.< Less
Chronos Watchman By Terry Hooper-Scharf
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John Tempus, a world travelling adventurer travels by ship to Gull Island, a desolate place on which stands an ancient, war-scarred tower, left to him by an uncle he never knew. An uncle that he soon... More > finds is far from dead. An uncle who reveals to him a family curse that he cannot avoid. A duty he will carry out until his death. John Tempus has now become the next Chronos Watchman and he is all that stands between our world and that of...KAOS!< Less
Some Things Strange & Sinister By Terry Hooper-Scharf
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After more than 30 years as an investigator and more than forty as a naturalist,the author has opened some of the many files he has accumulated dealing with such things as.. The Terrifying EventsAt... More > The Lamb Inn,The Ghosts Of All Saints Church,Dead Aquatic Creatures of Canvey Island,captured bigfoot like creatures in India -all exclusively presented for the first time and with new added research previously unseen. PLUS a vastly expanded section on Spring-heeled Jack! Photographs,maps,line drawings and up-dated to make 358 pages looking at Things truly Strange and Sinister. Cryptozoologist,Ghost Hunter,Ufologist or Fortean:this book has something for everyone -including the just plain inquisitive!< Less