1918 Bay Crossing Study: SPAN WOULD BRIDGE THE CHESAPEAKE

Maryland Governor Emerson Harrington appointed a study committee in 1918, as shown in the article below from a Snow Hill, Maryland newspaper – the DEMOCRAT MESSENGER. The ferry above transited the Chesapeake Bay until 1952 when a bridge over the Chesapeake was finally built. 1918 Bay Crossing Study: SPAN WOULD BRIDGE THE CHESAPEAKE Governor Harrington …

BOAT FLIPS AND KILLS CHARLES DOWNS AT SOUTHERN MD BOAT CLUB RACES

BOAT FLIPS AND KILLS CHARLES DOWNS AT SOUTHERN MD BOAT CLUB RACES ABELL’S WHARF, MD.  – The Breton Bay boat races drew huge crowds decades ago and a resurgence in interest in the water sport brought about a new race held on July 29, 2018, but ended in tragedy when Charles David Downs, 58, of …

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