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Delmarva Heritage Series, by Dr. William H. Wroten, Jr.

* About Dr. Wroten:

Dr. William Wroten

In Memoriam
March 18, 2006

A native son of Cambridge, Maryland, Dr. William H. Wroten, Jr. pursued his education by obtaining a B.A. from Western Kentucky University, M.A. from University of Maryland and Ph.D. from University of Colorado. In 1955, Dr. Wroten was hired as a Professor of History at then Maryland State Teachers College at Salisbury, serving as Chair of the Department of History until his retirement from Salisbury  University in 1980. During his career, Dr. Wroten also served as Director of Graduate Studies at SU, helped to establish the Somerset County Historical Society and served as President of the Wicomico County Historical Society and the Dorchester County Historical Society.

In addition, Dr. Wroten was a contributor to several publications, including Beach Magazine, The Eastern Shore Heartland, The Salisbury Times, as well as authoring the book, Assateague.

From the William H. Wroten, Jr. Collection, the Nabb Research Center presents the Delmarva Heritage Series, articles written by the respected authority on Eastern Shore history and customs, William H. Wroten, Jr.

* The Wroten articles:

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