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Maryland Beaten Biscuits

An Eastern Shore Tradition

Category: Ruth Orrell

Memories of a Simpler Time…

June 18, 2022 by

In addition to selling beaten biscuits, Ruth Orrell was also a teacher for over 30 years. She spent most of that time, from 1944 to 1967, as the teacher of the one-room Longwoods Schoolhouse in Talbot County, Maryland. One room schoolhouses, like Longwoods, were staples of rural communities across America. They combined primary grades in […]

Women of Talbot County Presentation

May 19, 2018 by

A special thanks to the Talbot County Historical Society for recognizing Ruth Orrell as one of 14 influential women of Talbot County, MD.