Category Archives: Essex / Middle River

Jackie Nickel interviews Essex residents at Baltimore County Waterfront Festival (5/13/2006)

Festival will highlight the county’s waterfront Event will help raise money for aviation museum By Kristi Funderburk (Baltimore Sun, May 12, 2006) When a dozen seaplanes touch down on Martin’s Lagoon, the festival will begin. The second Baltimore County Community … Continue reading

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Rockaway Beach Volunteer Fire Dept. 1952 Fish Fry

Rockaway Beach Volunteer Fire Dept. Fish Fry Sunday, August 31st, 1952. Decker’s Grove, Turkey Point Road, Essex, Baltimore, Maryland. Home movie from the Nickel Family Archive.

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Like Bluefins from the Bay, Nobles of the Hardshells Survive

By Jackie Nickel (10/28/1982) The day was hot, the beer was cold, and the steamed crabs were large and well-seasoned on an August afternoon in 1935 when the first gathering of the Ancient and Honorable Nobles of the Hardshells took … Continue reading

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