Voices of the Chincoteague: Memories of Greenbackville and Franklin City Martha A. Burns

ISBN: 9780738524986

Published: May 30th 2007

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223 pages


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Voices of the Chincoteague: Memories of Greenbackville and Franklin City  by  Martha A. Burns

Voices of the Chincoteague: Memories of Greenbackville and Franklin City by Martha A. Burns
May 30th 2007 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 223 pages | ISBN: 9780738524986 | 8.34 Mb

Beginning around the turn of the 20th century, people flocked to boom towns like Greenbackville and Franklin City on Virginias remote Chincoteague Bay to cash in on the lucrative oyster trade. Most eventually settled for simple rural lives, living aMoreBeginning around the turn of the 20th century, people flocked to boom towns like Greenbackville and Franklin City on Virginias remote Chincoteague Bay to cash in on the lucrative oyster trade. Most eventually settled for simple rural lives, living a cash and barter economy, commuting on foot or by boat, always closely tied to the tide and water.

From mystery in the marsh to jealous lovers, these accounts of life on the Bay are filled with work boats, crab pots, and saltwater.



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