Hal Roth

Hal Roth, author

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. Praise for Hal Roth “Anyone who loves the Eastern Shore, or at the very least wants to understand what this gently sinking peninsula is all about, ought to read Hal Roth. His ear for the subtle nuances and the telling details of the marshy side of Chesapeake Bay is unparalleled. In the future, when this place is all quaint reproduction condos in pseudo-Colonial …

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