In Their Own Words: William Burbank
William Norris Burbank was born in upstate New York. His Grandmother from Baltimore purchased property in the 1920’s in Dewey Beach. Mr. Burbank spent every summer at his Grandmother’s home in Dewey Beach with his family starting in the early 50’s. In this video he shares tales of Dewey Beach. Mr. Burbank talks about traveling to Dewey, and shares memories of his time there which include the ‘62 storm, pictures of the family homes on Van Dyke Street, cookouts on the beach, Wilson’s Marina, crabbing. He compares the old Dewey with Rehoboth Beach and the current Dewey Beach. He also remembers the military installation just south of Dewey Beach, and coin beach.
- Saturday, October 09, 2021 02:00 PM
- 12:00 AM