Silver Heel (log canoe)
SILVER HEEL (log canoe)
|Nearest city||Chestertown, Maryland|
|MPS||Chesapeake Bay Sailing Log Canoe Fleet TR|
|NRHP Reference #||
|Added to NRHP||September 18, 1985|
The Silver Heel is a Chesapeake Bay log canoe, built in 1902, in Kent County, Maryland by Eugene Thompson for John Wesley Dickinson. She is a 33'-113⁄4" sailing log canoe in the racing fleet. She has a beam of 7'-3/4". She has a clipper bow, with the longhead braced to serve as a bowsprit, and a straight, raking stern. The canoe is privately owned and races under No. 2. 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 Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.
- "Maryland Historical Trust". SILVER HEEL (log canoe). Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-06-14.
- "Silver Heel #2 – CBLCSA". Silver Heel. Chesapeake Bay Log Sailing Canoe Association. 2010-07-24.
- SILVER HEEL (log canoe), Kent County, including photo in 1984, at Maryland Historical Trust
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