Water World

Cambridge’s Richardson Maritime Museum Honors The Shore’s Watermen
Take a deep dive into the sometimes mysterious and always fascinating world of the Eastern Shore watermen at the Richardson Maritime Museum in Cambridge. As part of its Historical Collection, this compelling world is both explored and recreated from multiple perspectives. In the room devoted to the watermen’s equipment and gear,

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Step Back In Time

“Oystering On The Chesapeake” Celebrates The Rich History Of Oystering On Its Waters
Step onboard an oyster-harvesting skipjack, the E.C. Collier, and enter the world of the working watermen of the Chesapeake Bay. Eavesdrop on the captain and crew as the captain shouts orders; the crew brings in the dredge, sorts the oysters and talks about the captain behind his back — all at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St Michaels..

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