AV History Lesson - Gidden's Do Drop Inn (Archive Edition)


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50 years ago it was the most popular place African Americans on the Eastern Shore could go to hear good music, eat good food and fellowship without fear or violence. It's called Gidden's Do Drop Inn and today is one of the oldest continually owned and operated African American businesses on the Eastern Shore. On the next Another View we broadcast LIVE from the Barrier Island Center and meet the folks behind the Do Drop Inn who keep it going today, including Jane Cabarrus, Owner; Janice Langley, former bartender and now a volunteer; Joan Wilson, whose family provided the juke box which still works today; and singer Black Elvis who has his own corner in this historic hall. Funding provided by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.

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