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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

New SU Nabb Research Center Niemann Gallery Presents Inaugural Exhibit 'Delmarva: People, Place and Time.'

Delmarva: Poeple, place and TimeSALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture at the Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons inaugurates its new Niemann Gallery this semester with the exhibit “Delmarva: People, Place and Time.”

The self-guided exhibit highlights aspects of local history including agriculture and the Chesapeake Bay seafood industry. Highlights include displays featuring family history, Native American history, mapmaking and 19th-century furniture from the region, as well as SU history, reflecting the center’s role as the new home of the University’s archives.

A central display pays tribute to the area’s veterans and the peninsula’s contributions to World War II. Artifacts include the remnants of a bottle used by Mt. Vernon, MD, resident Louise Hopkins Dryden to christen the Liberty Ship S.S. William Welch.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free and the public is invited.

For more information call 410-543-6312 or visit the Nabb Research Center website at www.salisbury.edu/nabb.


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