The East New Market History Team

If you have any knowledge, photos, items, or records for East New Market, we need your help.  Any tidbit your have whether it be a postcard, an unidentified photo, an old record, or a vague memory of a story associated with East New Market is needed.  Please contact me.

Research Contributors

Frank Collins

Local Historian & Genealogist; Web designer; Statistician (U.S. Census Bureau); expert with original research of 18th & 19th Century Maryland records.

Marc Bramble

Former chairman of the East New Market Heritage Foundation; former chairman the the East New Market Annual Candlelight Tour; led many initiatives to promote East New Market;  assisted with the "Names on the Wall" project; grew up in East New Market; owns the New Market house; assists the Mayor.

Neil Frampton

Author of two East New Market books; local historian and prominent speaker; expert on the commercial history of Dorchester County.

Scott Freeman

Expert on local railroad history; led the effort to restore the East New Market Depot; local zoning code enforcer.

Chuck Hurley

Chairman of the East New Market Historic District Commission; long time resident; owner of the Bramble House; skilled photographer; degreed historian; expert on local history.

Kirk Hurley

Professional real estate title abstracter; expert deed & land record researcher; former owner of the James Murphy House; degreed historian; research in 1970s led to East New Market being declared a state and national historic district.

Karen Nicholson

Former Teacher; genealogist; transcriber of many 19th century letters and other documents relating to the notable Manning family of East New Market.

Brian Tolley

Manager with the Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS); expert with maps, aerial photos, GPS, & GIS data.