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)
Oliver's Gift (log canoe) is located in the US
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
MPS Chesapeake Bay Sailing Log Canoe Fleet TR
NRHP Reference #


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]


  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". 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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