Island Blossom (log canoe)
ISLAND BLOSSOM (log canoe)
|Nearest city||St. Michaels, Maryland|
|Architect||Covington, William S.|
|MPS||Chesapeake Bay Sailing Log Canoe Fleet TR|
|NRHP Reference #||85002255 |
|Added to NRHP||September 18, 1985|
The Island Blossom is a Chesapeake Bay log canoe, built in 1892, by William Sidney Covington in Tilghman, Maryland. She is a 32 ft 7.5 in (9.944 m) sailing log canoe with a beam of 6 feet 7.5 inches (2.019 m). Double-ended, her bow is sharp with a straight, slightly raking stem and a longhead, and she has a sharp stern. The canoe is privately owned by the family of Mr. Covington and races under No. 9. She one of the last 22 surviving traditional Chesapeake Bay racing log canoes that carry on a tradition of racing on the Eastern Shore of Maryland that has existed since the 1840s. She is located at St. Michaels, Talbot County, Maryland.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.
- "Maryland Historical Trust". ISLAND BLOSSOM (log canoe). Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-06-14.
- "Island Blossom #9 – CBLCSA". Island Blossom. Chesapeake Bay Log Sailing Canoe Association. 2010-07-24.
- ISLAND BLOSSOM (log canoe), Talbot County, including photo in 1984, at Maryland Historical Trust
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