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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Watermen's Boats on the Chesapeake Bay

The Eastern Shore of Virginia is one of the rare undeveloped coastal regions in the eastern United States, where generations of watermen have fished, crabbed, and harvested shellfish using weathered workboats such as these.

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Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Bloxom, Virginia, United States of America
Copyright: © Christopher Shreves