Delmarva Discovery Center
Delmarva Discovery Center
2 Market St
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
Phone: (410) 957-9933
Email: contact@delmarvadiscoverycenter.org
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The Delmarva Discovery Center on the Pocomoke River serves as a source of learning and discovery for the public through the preservation and interpretation of its cultural and natural heritage.
 
Located on the Pocomoke River in downtown Pocomoke City, the Delmarva Discovery Center (DDC) is a living museum, a place for learning and discovery for visitors of all ages. The immersive and engaging exhibits take visitors on a timeless journey through Delmarva and through the Cypress Swamp. The exhibits focus on the river ecology and the human history of the Pocomoke River and Delmarva. The DDC continues to add to its unique collection, offering return visitors something new to discover each time they visit. The DDC offers a regular schedule of programs, tours, and presentations to families, school classes, youth groups, and other visitors.
 
The DDC is a 16,000 square foot, 1920’s era building and houses the exhibits, a Museum Store, classroom, and administrative space. Visitors can extend their visit to Pocomoke  by strolling through Cypress Park or walking through the Cypress Swamp on the Discovery Nature Trail. Also, within walking distance are the Sturgis One Room School House, The historic Mar-Va Theatre and the Costen House.
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October 28 `17
Delmarva Heritage Days at Delmarva Discovery Center
Delmarva Discovery Center
The Delmarva Discovery Center & Museum of Pocomoke City, Maryland presents Delmarva Heritage Days, October 28 & 29, 2017 --an annual celebration of the Delmarva Peninsula’s rich decoy and hunting traditions.
 
Visitors will have an opportunity to meet an exceptional gathering of Blue Ribbon carvers who will demonstrate their skills and share their stories of what inspired them to pursue their art. Returning artists include Bennett Scott, Don Briddell, and Cameron McIntyre. 
 
Visitors will also enjoy listening to the tales of Assateague Island and the Barrier Island Hunt Clubs, Market and outlaw gunners. Children can join in the youth art activities and delicious Eastern Shore oyster sandwiches will be available as well.
 
Delmarva Heritage Days Awards will be presented on Saturday, October 28th at 1pm to carvers whose artistic achievement will perpetuate America’s original art form. Last year’s honorees were Oliver ‘Tootsie’ Lawson, Grayson Chesser and Delbert ‘Cigar’ Daisey.
 
Admission for the two-day event is $15 per adult, $8 per child. Single day admission is $10 per adult, $5 per child. Discovery Center members receive half price admission.
 
Saturday, October 28 10:00am-4:00pm
Sunday, October 29 Noon-4:00pm
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