This site has been created to help you find out more about the steamboats that served the Chesapeake Bay and the people that lived during that period. Click on one of the topics to find out more about the Steamboat Era.

 

 

A Short History of Steamboats on The Chesapeake Bay

power point presentation

 Another World

power point presentation 

 Steamboat To The Rescue  Working Steamers

  Music Video

 

Country Store Stories

 

Steamboat Era Tales of Adventure & Mischief

 

 

Steamboat Romance

 

Navigating The Potomac

 

 

  Steamboat Stories

with link to edcational materials

 

  Steamboat Service on the Rappahannock River

 
 Steamboat Wharf Stories    Steamboat Memorabilia

 

 All About Steamboats

 

 Steamboat Wharfs on the Rappahannock

 

  The Bay At War

 

  Steamboat Era Museum Oral History Archives Center

 

 Storm of 33

 Getting to the Northern Neck by Car 1922

 

Old Bay Line Coffee Cup

 Wharton Grove -revival camp

Calling all Chesapeake Bay steamboat enthusiasts....Do you have any photos or film footage of steamboats that traveled the Bay before the 1950s? If so would you like to share them with others on this site? If you have either photos or film footage please email us and we can dicsuss further how your photo(s) or film footage would be used. www.media@mattinglyproductions.com

 

Guidelines for doing video based oral history recordings.

 

 

 

 

 

VISIT THE STEAMBOAT EXPLORER COUNTRY STORE

 

Multimedia & Video-Based Oral History and Documentary Services & Consultation

 

Learn more about the historic town of Irvington Virginia

 

http://www.thelocalaccent.com

See what is going on in the Northern neck

Steamboat News

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Other Steamboat Resources and Links

 

 

 

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