• 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

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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.