St Michaels Maryland

Winnie Estelle

Winnie Estelle

When I visited St. Michael's earlier this year and stopped by the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, one of the historic boats that captured my attention was the Winnie Estelle, a 1920s Chesapeake Bay buy-boat. A buy-boat, as the name implies, is used to buy and sell seafood. These vessels would travel up and down the Chesapeake Bay and buy oysters and others seafood directly from harvesters.

Old Tilghman Island Bridge

Old Tilghman Island Bridge

I am sharing an image of a historic drawbridge that one connected Tilghman Island to the mainland of Maryland by spanning Knapps Narrows.