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.
If it is a history book from which we learn of our past, it is often difficult to tell the good guys from the bad. That wasn’t the case when it came to Jefferson “Soapy” Smith. Everyone who knew him thought he was a bad guy and they have written of his antics to reflect what an evil man he was.