Hal Roth

Hal Roth was born in Cementon, a small manufacturing town in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley. After serving with the United States Air Force during the Korean War, he attended Muhlenberg College and Lehigh University, moving to Maryland in 1957 to pursue a career in public education. In 1972, he purchased a small farm in Dorchester County, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, where he raised trees and authored many popular books of Eastern Shore history and folklore. In recent years he has devoted his time to the avocation of photography.