It's four years prior to Newtown changing its name to Pocomoke City, and a visitor writes a letter to the editor of a Pennsylvania newspaper with his observations of the town. Oysters are abundant, selling for 25-cents a bushel. The residents "are of refined and intelligent manners, **social in the extreme." He comments that "Newtown is known for its good looking ladies."
**(Friendliest Town On The Eastern Shore?)
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