Friday, October 16, 2009

Olde Princess Anne Days

“History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are.” ~ David C. McCullough

















In a recent post I talked about all the wonderful things you can do within a few hours drive of Crisfield. Princess Anne is just a short drive away.

Olde Princess Anne Days (tour homes, a mansion, and enjoy festivities) is a two-day event that highlights the history of the town. Next October, they will be celebrating their 53rd year.

Naturally, you will have to make a trip to Crisfield for some Maryland crabs, so plan now!

11 comments:

Joanne said...

This looks like a lovely way to spend an October weekend. But still ... I think the best part (after seeing all your photos) would be the stop for dinner in Crisfield afterwards. (I like the way you slipped the Crisfield plug in there at the end). ;)

Jessica said...

Every photo you post makes me want to visit your town more. The history mixed with the beauty and friendliness is just amazing.

Noe Noe Girl...A Queen of all Trades. said...

These are wonderful captures!
Totally awesome!
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Oz Girl said...

I love these photos, reminding us of another time, not necessarily simpler as many might think, in fact, even tougher and sometimes more treacherous! But I know the common perception is that it was a simpler time. In some respects yes, and hence we see some American adopting some of those homesteading ideas to try to slow down their lives today, and not rely so much on technology.

I always love your photos, and I hope someday I can visit Crisfield and the nearby towns. :)

Jess said...

Looks like Colonial Williamsburg here in VA! Very neat. I love the shot of the man with the candles, I don't know what it is about it but I just really like him holding out the candles. Maybe it's the wide angle lens. Either way, these are great shots, I like the mix of B&W and color.

I've also been meaning to tell you that I really like the collage of pictures at the top of your blog that illustrate Crisfield, it's well put together. Very nice!

Linda said...

I thought Princess Anne was my age. But, history is who we are. Guess that explains my gray hair and my wrinkles! Thank you for this enlightening post, dear Patty. I guess I'll go back to my rocking chair and get the rest of that knitting finished. Knit one, perl 2.....
Your photography is wonderful by the way. That first picture is an incredible portrait.

marc aurel said...

You remind me of a wonderful day in Williamburg when I first came to North America in 1968.

Bagman and Butler said...

This last post is great! It is also almost as old as my last post. I love historical re=enactments.

bARE-eYED sUN said...

Patty,

:-),

:-),

:-)


Autumn, huh? . . . hmmm . . . gonna hafta work that one IN! camera in tow . . .


we hope-a, hope-a, hope-a . . .


these are ab-fab pix, thank you . . .

..
.ero

The Pink Birdhouse said...

I love visiting places where period costumes are used!! Williamsburg is one of my favorite places and this made me remember being there. I would love to see this event. It must be similar to Cape May's Victorian Week. Great shots of an event that surely is worth seeing!! Hope all is well with you, Just got back from a few days of vacation, and it felt good to change my scenery! Haven't felt so relaxed in a long time! hugs, Debby

Teacher's Pet said...

OK...I'm putting Crisfield on our 'to do' list.
This is great!!
Thank you so much, Patty.
Smiles from Jackie