This photo of a bumboat's last days was taken in Nomini Creek in Virginia. THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo. Copyright 2019.

Welcome aboard the third volume of THE CHESAPEAKE – This book, THE CHESAPEAKE: Oyster Buyboats, Ships & Steamed Crabs, spans the decades of the lives of our writers and the times of the Chesapeake Tidewater region from 1900 to the present time.

This sample of the Audible version of The Chesapeake Tales & Scales is a presentation of Chapter 8 entitled “Our Shore” by Fred McCoy. This is but one of many great tales in The Chesapeake Tales & Scales. Join us …

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