Billie P. Hall (log canoe)

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Billie P. Hall
Career
Builder: Charles Tarr
Launched: 1903
General characteristics
Length: 33 ft 11 34 in (10.357 m) or
34 ft 2 in (10.41 m)[contradiction]
Billie P. Hall (log canoe)
Billie P. Hall (log canoe) is located in Maryland
Billie P. Hall (log canoe)
Nearest city Oxford, Maryland
Coordinates 38°40′27″N 76°8′25″W / 38.67417°N 76.14028°W / 38.67417; -76.14028Coordinates: 38°40′27″N 76°8′25″W / 38.67417°N 76.14028°W / 38.67417; -76.14028
Built 1903
Architect Tarr, Charles
Architectural style Tilghman
Governing body Private
MPS Chesapeake Bay Sailing Log Canoe Fleet TR[2]
NRHP Reference # 85002251[1]
Added to NRHP 18 September 1985

Billie P. Hall is a Chesapeake Bay log canoe, built in 1903, by Charles Tarr. She is a 33 ft 11 34 in (10.357 m) sailing log canoe in the racing fleet. She is a 34'-2" sailing log canoe with two masts and a racing rig.[contradiction] She is one of the last 22 surviving traditional Chesapeake Bay racing log canoes to carry on a tradition of racing on the Eastern Shore of Maryland that has existed since the 1840s. She is located at Oxford, Talbot County, Maryland.[3][4]

She was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ Hayward, Mary Ellen (December 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form / Chesapeake Bay Sailing Log Canoe Fleet TR (Thematic Group)" (pdf). National Park Service. Retrieved 2012-10-25. 
  3. ^ "Billie P. Hall (log canoe)". Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2012-10-25. 
  4. ^ "Billie P. Hall #5". Chesapeake Bay Log Sailing Canoe Association. 24 July 2010. Retrieved 2012-10-25.