Oliver's Gift (log canoe)

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OLIVER'S GIFT (log canoe)
Oliver's Gift (log canoe) is located in Maryland
Oliver's Gift (log canoe)
Nearest city Davidsonville, Maryland
Coordinates 38°57′58″N 76°36′22″W / 38.96611°N 76.60611°W / 38.96611; -76.60611Coordinates: 38°57′58″N 76°36′22″W / 38.96611°N 76.60611°W / 38.96611; -76.60611
Built 1947
Architect Duke,Oliver
Architectural style Tilghman
Governing body Private
MPS Chesapeake Bay Sailing Log Canoe Fleet TR
NRHP Reference #

85002247

[1]
Added to NRHP September 18, 1985

The Oliver's Gift is a Chesapeake Bay log canoe, built in 1947, by Oliver Duke. She measures 30'-7" long, has a beam of 7'-3". 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 Davidsonville, Anne Arundel County, Maryland.[2][3]

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. ^ "Maryland Historical Trust". OLIVER'S GIFT (log canoe). Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-06-14. 
  3. ^ "Oliver’s Gift #10 – CBLCSA". Oliver’s Gift. Chesapeake Bay Log Sailing Canoe Association. 2010-07-24. 

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