Kurt Repanshek of the National Parks Traveler wrote a great review of Tidewater: The Chesapeake Bay in Photographs” which appeared on their website today. NPT is getting to be the most complete and definitive e-zine on National Parks affairs. Kurt has previously written on the WWII Memorial book and is going to do a review on the revised edition.
“Four-hundred years have passed since Captain John Smith explored the Chesapeake Bay, searching for food to help nourish the Jamestown colonists. Since his voyages from 1607-09, much has changed along the bay, though pockets of the past likely remain in the nooks and backwaters of the Chesapeake and its tributaries.
You can get a feel for the setting that greeted the captain, and which is now part of theCaptain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail in Tidewater: The Chesapeake Bay in Photographs, a book compiled through the lenses of Stephen R. Brown that reflects the past and the present on the bay’s waters….”