Come to a Book Launch of The Haunted Mid-Shore Sat. 8/29 at The Robert Morris Inn – Oxford 5-7pm
On Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the Robert Morris Inn in Oxford, MD, Mindie Burgoyne will be present to sign and sell copies of her latest book – The Haunted Mid-Shore: Spirits of Caroline, Dorchester and Talbot Counties. The book in the second in what will be a 3-book series of on haunted sites that are covered in Burgoyne’s 10-town Chesapeake Ghost Walk trail. The Haunted Mid-Shore was published by The History Press as part of their “Haunted America” series. Books sold at this launch will be the first of this edition publicly sold.
The launch begins at 5pm and ends at 7pm. Everyone is welcome and there is no cost to attend. The book launch is being held at The Robert Morris Inn in Oxford, a historic Inn and restaurant that is also featured on the cover of the book. Co-owner, Ian Fleming provided the Foreward for the book.
I knew the Robert Morris Inn was haunted, but I never expected to have my own ghostly experience there. Out of the 140 + ghost stories I’ve collected on the Eastern Shore, I’ve only had a handful of personal experiences at these sites. The Robert Morris Inn is one of those places.
The Robert Morris Inn in Oxford, Maryland has been an anchor for the town since 1710 when it was built – and Oxford was one of the largest ports in Maryland. The building was always an inn or tavern, and was there long before Robert Morris ever set foot in the place. It only took on his name once the wealthy developer moved into it.
The building that is now the Robert Morris Inn in Oxford – Talbot County, Maryland – dates back to 1710. It was always an inn or tavern. During the earliest part of Maryland’s Colonial period, Oxford was the state’s 2nd largest port city (2nd to Annapolis). It was a thriving and booming town for the time.
The Innkeepers at the Robert Morris Inn shared a letter with me that was written by a guest who left in a hurry without breakfast … and breakfast is a BIG perk at the Robert Morris Inn. A portion of the letter is shown below. Here’s what the lady wrote: Continue reading Robert Morris Inn – Guest Flees in the Night→