Poplar Island: My Memories as a Boy

Poplar Island: My Memories as a Boy

by Peter Bailey
     
 

True story of a young boy growing up on an island in the Chesapeake Bay and going to school by boat. Book includes an interesting history of this unique island, the first settlement in Talbot County, and also the home to President Franklin D. Roosevelt's exclusive "Jefferson Islands Club" in the 1930's. Also included is the story of the island's incredible…  See more details below

Overview

True story of a young boy growing up on an island in the Chesapeake Bay and going to school by boat. Book includes an interesting history of this unique island, the first settlement in Talbot County, and also the home to President Franklin D. Roosevelt's exclusive "Jefferson Islands Club" in the 1930's. Also included is the story of the island's incredible reconstruction, started in 1998, after the island had all but washed away.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781456460150
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
02/17/2011
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author

The author is a retired business man whose life time hobby has been boating, including extensive sail boat racing and power boat cruising. His unique childhood experience molded a true seaman for life.

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