Maryland’s Eastern Shore is part of the Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia peninsula simply known locally as DELMARVA. While called a peninsula, DELMARVA is technically an island sliced from the mid-Atlantic mainland to the north by the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal that allows water passage between the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays. DELMARVA is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the east with the Chesapeake Bay to the south and west.
The flying field is located in the small town of Price, Maryland where one feels they might have entered and exited the town at the same time. The flying field was part of the original Higgs Dairy Farm but is now dedicated to crops. Cows and various other livestock still reside around the field and can sometimes be heard vocalizing their approval for only the very best of rocket flights.
Easton, Maryland is the site of the LDRS36 event hotel and banquet site. Easton was first settled in the 1630s and eventually derived its name from simply being east of the shipbuilding’s town of St. Michaels, where the Baltimore Clipper style schooner originated.
To enjoy Easton, Md., one must only take a short journey and travel west of the hustling and bustling Coastal Highway (Route 50) and into the historic district evident by the old colonial brick homes, taverns, and quaint shops. Find a parking spot and travel on foot or bike along the many historic sidewalks and trails. They are many shops and studios scattered with some fine indoor/outdoor dining options.
There are many other options surrounding Easton, Maryland for those arriving to LDRS early or wanting to stick around a little longer.