The Barrier Islands: A Photographic History of Life on Hog, Cobb, Smith, Cedar, Parramore, Metompkin, and Assateaque

The Barrier Islands: A Photographic History of Life on Hog, Cobb, Smith, Cedar, Parramore, Metompkin, and Assateaque

by Curtis J. Badger, Rick Kellam
     
 
An eloquent record of island life off the coast of Virginia a century ago, when hunters and watermen harvested the riches in marsh and shoal and sportsmen came to fish the sea and relax on the beaches. This handsome book captures the spirit of those days. Curtis Badger and Rich Kellam conducted exhaustive research, interviewed descendants of old islanders, and

Overview

An eloquent record of island life off the coast of Virginia a century ago, when hunters and watermen harvested the riches in marsh and shoal and sportsmen came to fish the sea and relax on the beaches. This handsome book captures the spirit of those days. Curtis Badger and Rich Kellam conducted exhaustive research, interviewed descendants of old islanders, and collected over 300 photographs to tell the story of the generations who lived, worked, and played on the Barrier Islands.The most complete history of life on the Barrier Islands Filled with vintage photographs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811702133
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
03/28/1989
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Curtis Badger is a freelance writer and photographer. He lives on the South Branch of the Onancock Creek in Virginia. Rick Kellam is a captain in the Virginia Marine Resources Commission. He is a descendant of the Barrier Islands inhabitants.

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