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Chesapeake ferries : a waterborne tradition, 1636-2000

Author: Clara Ann Simmons
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Maryland Historical Society, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beautifully illustrated with dozens of photographs and maps, Chesapeake Ferries is a tribute to the region's storied maritime past.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clara Ann Simmons
ISBN: 093842078X 9780938420781
OCLC Number: 149073570
Description: viii, 128 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Settlement and growth in the Virginia Tidewater --
Emergence of a ferry system in Virginia --
Potomac River ferries --
Other Virginia ferries --
Development of a ferry system in Maryland --
Middle Bay ferry crossings --
Upper Bay ferries --
Railroad and automobile ferries.
Responsibility: Clara Ann Simmons.

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With oral histories, photographs and written records... Simmons re-creates a bygone era. -- Diane Scharper * Baltimore Sun * Chesapeake Ferries would be an excellent addition to a public, academic, Read more...

 
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