The Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail partners with the Chesapeake Conservancy, a not-for-profit conservation organization dedicated to appreciation and enjoyment of the Chesapeake Bay. The National Park Service encourages your support of the Conservancy with your tax-deductible donation.
Visit the website for the Chesapeake Conservancy here.
Did You Know?
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.