Tag: Chesapeake Bay Postcards

  • Oyster Culture on Chesapeake Bay

    Oyster Culture on Chesapeake Bay


    The Chesapeake Bay is known for it natural beauty and its healthy bounty, but since the middle of the 20th century the beauty and the bounty have diminished. The shell fishery businesses, that for generations relied on oystering, are changing. This is their story.

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Editor’s Staff


Postcard History lessons often come from what one contributor calls a “Rodney Dangerfield” postcard – one that gets no respect. The card in question is dirty, smeared with cancellation ink, and has four broken corners and two serious creases, but its image tells the only tale left to be told – and that is just a memory.

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