Saturday, March 04 - Saturday, March 25
Rehoboth Beach Historical Society Celebrates Women of Rehoboth Beach with Audio Oral Histories

In celebration of Women's History Month the Rehoboth Beach Historical Society presents recorded oral histories of women who made their mark on Rehoboth Beach. These oral histories consist of audio-only. Each Saturday in March at 1 p.m. there will be a presentation of a different oral history. Space is very limited as these recordings will be played in the Anna Hazzard Tent House at 17 Christian Street. Registration is required. A $10 donation is requested. To register, go to the museum’s website at  and click on the date you wish to attend. The program dates and subjects are:

March 4 - Ann Lynch Dyer reminisces about growing up in Rehoboth Beach, her school years,
her grandparent’s store, Pettyjohn’s, the Lifeguard and Art League Balls, and the war years. She
recounts in detail what the town was like in her early days.

March 11 – Two presentations: Charlotte Schmierer Quillen was born in 1928 and grew up in
Rehoboth Beach. She reminisces about her early life, her father delivering ice and oil, her school
days, the World War II years, and working in the family business in Rehoboth Beach.
A second presentation will feature Barbara Quillen Dougherty, whose mother’s family had a
cottage that had been in Dewey Beach since around 1910, and memories about her life there
going back to the late 1940s.

March 18 - Win Macadam reminisces about her early life in Rehoboth Beach, her school days,
the World War II years, and her mother, Ruth Emmert, who owned and operated the Dinner Bell

March 25 - Evelyn Dick Thoroughgood was a well-known fixture in Rehoboth Beach whose
family moved to Rehoboth in the late 1880s. She reminisces about her school days, the war
years, and what it was like growing up in Rehoboth Beach.