Doe Bridge – History Meets Destiny – Part 4 of 5

A cemetery is all that remains of an old church near Doe Bridge outside of Millsboro. But members of a local history group may have found more clues. On December 4, 2011, during a planned walkabout by our Doe Bridge Association group, one member probed the ground outside of the little cemetery. Thus he found […]

Doe Bridge – History Meets Destiny – Part 3 of 5

Doe Bridge – More Connections Less than a quarter mile from the Kollock cemetery, on the east side of Delaware 30, just south of Doc Frame Road, is another cemetery. Here lie the bodies of Paynter Frame, an early owner of Doe Bridge Mill, and other members of his family. “At Lawrence’s death in 1758 […]

Doe Bridge – History Meets Destiny – Part 2 of 5

The Evidence Was Still There! Clearly identifiable on the USDA aerial photo that I held in my hands, even through the treetop canopy, was a thin line that could only be the remnants of that old colonial road. It wound from Delaware 30, in almost perfect alignment with Doc Frame Road, turned in the woods, […]

Links For A Rainy Afternoon

You mean golf on a rainy afternoon? No, not golf links… I mean links to some neat sites on the Internet. Check these out and copy or bookmark them in your browser – DelMarVa History At one time, Somerset County extended well up into what is now Sussex County and created quite a tiff between […]

Doe Bridge – History Meets Destiny – Part 1 of 5

Millsboro By-Pass In late November last year, I was contacted by a WBOC-TV reporter who asked for an interview concerning the proposed Millsboro By-Pass. I accepted and agreed to meet with him at Doe Bridge. Many visitors to this website may have already seen the article and the video, but you can click the image […]

Jerry Mule

Our guest contributor today, is Ronald F. Dodd, of Georgetown. Ronald Dodd, or “Ron”, as he is known to most of us, is from a very old Sussex County family, the origins of which go back to 1635, in colonial Eastern Shore Virginia. Part of his boyhood was spent at Dodd’s Pond (Morris Millpond north […]

Doe Bridge Area Walkabout

Our next get together is scheduled for December 4th (Rain date December 11th) at 2:00 PM We’ll meet along Delaware 30, 1.5 miles north of Millsboro, on the west side of Route 30, across from Doc Frame Road. Park just off the road, in the area of the open field, just north of the Revel Farm.

Doe Bridge Association Meeting

The second meeting of the Doe Bridge Association was held on Sunday, 10 July, with five new members in attendance! Although the majority of original ‘members’ couldn’t be present, they are expected to be a part of the field trip in the fall. We wrapped up the 90-minute agenda in record time and spent the […]