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By Lara L. Lutz

In 1952, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge opened for tourists in Maryland and created unheard of entry from the mainland to the jap Shore and the shorelines of the Atlantic Ocean. earlier than then, the Chesapeake Bay itself used to be the �seaside� for citizens of Baltimore and Washington, D.C. well known bay-side holiday spots sprang up in Maryland throughout the overdue 1800s and early 1900s, and started to rework the agricultural fringes of the Chesapeake�s Western Shore. humans journeyed via railroad, steamboat, and car to flee the sweltering urban summers and to swim, fish, and boat alongside the bay. entertainment parks, casinos, and dance halls enlivened the scene. builders actively promoted the sale of summer time cottages close to lodge parts that dotted the Patapsco, Magothy, Severn, and South Rivers, in addition to the open bay, and laid the roots for plenty of groups that also exist this present day. the photographs offered during this e-book evoke a shared history within the pleasures of the Chesapeake Bay and depict an period that brought on everlasting adjustments alongside its shores.

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