Island Image

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ISLAND IMAGE (log canoe)
Island Image is located in Maryland
Island Image
Island Image is located in the US
Island Image
Nearest city Chestertown, Maryland
Coordinates 39°10′11″N 76°3′46″W / 39.16972°N 76.06278°W / 39.16972; -76.06278Coordinates: 39°10′11″N 76°3′46″W / 39.16972°N 76.06278°W / 39.16972; -76.06278
Built 1885
Architect Jones, Herman; Moore, Isaac
Architectural style Tilghman
MPS Chesapeake Bay Sailing Log Canoe Fleet TR
NRHP reference # 85002248 [1]
Added to NRHP September 18, 1985

The Island Image is a Chesapeake Bay log canoe, built in 1885 at Elliot's Island, Maryland, by Herman Jones and Isaac Moore. She is 29'-8½" long with a beam of 5-10¼", and has a straight, raking stem and a sharp stern. It is privately owned, and races under No. 17. 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.[2][3]

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


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Historical Trust". ISLAND IMAGE (log canoe). Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-06-14. 
  3. ^ "Island Image #17 | CBLCSA". Island Image. Chesapeake Bay Log Sailing Canoe Association. 2010-07-24. 

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