• A kayaker paddles on the Patuxent River at the Jug Bay Natural Area. Photo by Middleton Evans.

    Captain John Smith Chesapeake

    National Historic Trail VA,MD,DE,DC,PA,NY

Summaries of Advisory Council Meetings

Click on the links below to read the meeting summaries of the trail's Advisory Council since 2008.

Did You Know?

Native American canoe

Native canoes could carry huge loads of cargo and large numbers of people. A 45-foot canoe was measured in 1607; most canoes could carry 10-20 people plus their luggage.