Deal Island News

News & History of Deal Island


THE FUTURE of DEAL ISLAND
A series of monthly community talks. For topic details, times and locations click here: Marsh & Community Projects

Fishing Report 
from blogger Deal Island Randy.This guy knows fishing and knows Deal Island. Enjoy! Tangier Sound fishing

Monie Bay Water Trails
Attention all kayak and canoe enthusiasts: Kayak Trails
 
Arby's Bar & Grill (across from Wenona Harbor, 410-784-ARBY!)
GOOD Food, COLD Beer, GREAT People!


Deal Island History

Island life today
Work, family and friendship define the soul of  Deal Island, MD.
 Chesapeake Bay oyster Skipjack

Skipjack "Oyster Dredger" Sailboats
Maryland's state boat. History dates back to the mid 1800's. 

Diesel "Crabbing, Oystering & Fishing" Workboats
Somewhere around the 1960s the Skipjacks started to get competition from the diesel workboats.  Chesapeake Bay crab oyster workboat

19th Century Spiritual Revival

Early 19th Century Wenona 

Early Exploration of the Tangier Sound 




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