The Cape’s ‘Grandstand’
Over the centuries, the Great Dune has offered commanding views, a wealth of natural resources, and no small amount of controversy
From the June 2019 issue
Cape Henlopen State Park’s Great Dune, once called the Great Sand Hill, for years has been the spot where Sussex residents went to get a good view of the coast. “From the top of the Sand Hill is a broad view all around the compass,” wrote the authors of “Delaware: A Guide to the First State,” published in 1938 by the Federal Writers’ Project, part of the New Deal’s Works Progress Administration.
Redemption & Justice
Writing contest winners reflect a wide range of perceptions about the book “Just Mercy"
Intro By Maribeth Fischer | Illustrations by Patti Shreeve
From the May 2019 issue
Numerous poets, essayists and short story writers from five states — Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia — wrestled with the themes of redemption and justice in their entries to a writing contest related to the Rehoboth Reads project, offering wide-ranging perceptions of what exactly these words mean. That variety of responses is reflected in the winning entries on the following pages.
Rehoboth Art League invites patrons to ‘adopt’ works that need conservation
Not every work of art, no matter how appealing, can become part of the permanent collection at the Rehoboth Art League. Each year, the organization acquires only about a dozen pieces, the culmination of an accession process that includes review by the RAL collections committee and a vote by the board of directors.