By Rosemary F. Williams

ISBN-10: 1540219801

ISBN-13: 9781540219800

ISBN-10: 1596296593

ISBN-13: 9781596296596

With fortunes that experience ebbed and flowed with the tides, Annapolis has graced the banks of the Severn River and the Chesapeake Bay because the 17th century. Generations have labored the docks, sailed its waters and searched for Chesapeake Gold--oysters--even because the urban turned domestic to a proud army culture within the usa Naval Academy. neighborhood writer Rosemary F. Williams offers a shiny snapshot of Annapolis with stories of violent skirmishes among the rushing Captain Waddell and crews of outlaw oyster poachers, the crabbing rage of the 20th century, feisty shipwright Benjamin Sallier and the city's Golden Age of cruising. Williams's fluid prose and lovely classic pictures chronicle the maritime heritage of this capital urban and demonstrate its citizens' deep connection to the ever-shifting waters.

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