History of the Rosedale Beach Hotel and Resort
It’s hard to believe there was a time when people were turned away from resort attractions because of the color of their skin.
It was definitely a reality early on in the 20th Century, but that didn’t mean they were denied quality entertainment from some of the period’s superstars. We’re learning about Rosedale Beach in Sussex County.
It was a place that drew in some of the most iconic musicians of our time, including Ray Charles, Sam Cooke and Aretha Franklin. Researcher Tamara Jubilee-Shaw tells us about this important part of history – not just on Delmarva, but on a national scale.