Chesapeake Watermen: Their Culture and Way of Life
For centuries Virginians of the Tidewater have made a living from the bounty of the Chesapeake Bay and its estuaries. In their wood-hulled, deadrise workboats, watermen have harvested oysters, blue crabs, and all kinds of fish to feed their families and sell to seafood markets along the East Coast. The watermen and those who supplied them with boats and specialized tools and tackle have been a lifelong interest for Larry S. Chowning. In this class he will explain and illustrate their distinctive… Show more
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