The schooner Virginia, Nauticus’s 122-foot-long historic sailboat, offers students and tourists the chance to experience a vital piece of maritime history.
A Q&A with author Bernard Herman, who serves up the best of the Eastern Shore in a new release thats part cookbook, part oral history.
EAT | SHOP | PLAY
Plus dance, puppies, and one “big-ass” return.
The small town of Onancock sits 90 minutes up the Eastern Shore from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, firmly bracketed by the creek that shares its name. Kayak tours launch from its old steamboat ticket house, where travelers once began their long journey up the bay to Baltimore, picking up people and produce along the way.
The same forces grasping at the vanishing island of Tangier promise similar ruin to shoreline communities all around the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.
Today, vintage oyster platters sell for thousands of dollars, and one of the nation’s largest collections is on view – and for sale – in the Northern Neck town of Kilmarnock.